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Robert Kenneth Roose

Posted 2022-09-14 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Sep. 14, 2022 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Kenneth Roose, 83,
announce his passing on Aug. 23, 2022.

Robert "Bob", "Bobby" was born in 1938 in Cleveland, as an only child to
parents Kenneth and Margaret Roose. He graduated from Wickliffe High
School in 1957. Robert moved to California in 1959 and worked as a
mortgage broker for much of his early career. Robert, Sheryl and his two
daughters moved to their vacation home in Lake Havasu City in 1978 to
open their business and have since resided there for the last 43 years.

Robert was preceded in death by the love of his life, Sheryl Donna Roose
in December of 2019. Married on Nov. 4, 1967 in Glendale, California
sharing their life together for 53 years. Together they developed many
projects in the Lake Havasu area from the early 1980s, notably the
success of owning and operating their business State Title Agency and
its five branches across Mohave County for over 30 years, The London
Bridge Le Grande Carousel, and their continuous involvement and support
of the Lake Havasu community. Robert was proud to be a Rotarian and a
Mason.

Robert was an innovative, driven and ambitious leader for his family and
community, known well for his great sense of humor. The lyric"…I did it
my way", from the popular Frank Sinatra song describes well his approach
to the many successful endeavors in his life. He loved entertaining and
opening his home to others. He was an avid auto enthusiast with an array
of passions encompassing hunting, Pro-Am fishing, boating, gardening,
travel, architecture, riding horses and more. He especially loved his
Golden Retrievers.

Robert will be greatly missed by his three daughters; Debbie Trafecanty
(Ken), Kelly Bennetch (Tom), Chrysting Trafecanty (Ed), his sons; Daniel
Roose (Sally) and Craig Roose, his granddaughters; Emily, Katherine and
Jenna, his grandsons; Kevin, Tim, Scott, Tyler, Zac and Max, and his
great-grandchildren; Harlow, Sloane and Vincent.

Services were entrusted to Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and
condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com
A combined memorial/celebration for Robert and Sheryl will be held for
family and friends in January 2023. For details please inquire at
trafec@npgcable.com.





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