Bob “Rosie” Rosenberg, a 56-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died at the Hi-Desert Medical Center June 27, 2019. He was 89 years old.
The son of Irving and Irene Rosenberg, he was born Sept. 5, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York.
He was a Marine Corps gunnery sergeant at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center running the base print shop as a foreman for 20 years both as a Marine and after his honorable retirement.
He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association (fra.org); the Jewish Federation of The Desert, Rancho Mirage, (jfedps.com); and the Disabled American Veterans (dav.org).
He loved fishing, was an avid reader, loved photography and sports, especially the Dodgers and Lakers.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Vivian Rosenberg.
He is survived by his daughters, Bobbi Todaro (Tom Dooley), Sharon (Tom Miller); his granddaughter, Blair Weilnau (Joe Weilnau), his brother, Daniel Rosenberg (Fran) and a great-grandchild on the way.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the Desert Congregational Church of Twentynine Palms. A graveside service will follow at noon at the 29 Palms Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, or the Disabled American Veterans.
Dad was a proud Marine and cherished his life as a desert rat. He was deeply loved and will be forever in our hearts.