Bob “Rosie” Rosenberg, a 56-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died June 27, 2019, at the Hi-Desert Medical Center. He was 89 years old.
The son of Irving and Irene Rosenberg, he was born Sept. 5, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York.
Mr. Rosenberg was a 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 and 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) and Sharon (Tom Miller), his granddaughter, Blair Weilnau (Joe Weilnau), his brother, Daniel Rosenberg (Fran), and a great-grandchild on the way.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Desert Congregational Church of Twentynine Palms.
A graveside service followed at noon Wednesday 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.