Robert J., “Bob”, DeRosier, Sr., age 90, passed away on June 5, 2004, at home in Mesa, AZ. He was born on January 20, 1914, in Colome, South Dakota, the fourth of six children born to Anna C. Jaques and Joseph DeRosier. His family moved to Mesa when he was six years of age. He moved to the White Mountains of Arizona as a young adult, residing there for 73 years.
Survivors include his wife Ruthe Skousen DeRosier; son Robert Jr., of Pinetop; daughter JoAnne of Tempe; sister Grace of Wyoming; six grandchildren and one great grandchild; and ten nieces and nephews and their families.
Visitation Thursday, June 10, 2004, 6 to 8:00 p.m., Meldrum Mortuary, 52 N. Macdonald St., Mesa, AZ. Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 11, LDS Church, 2549 N. 32nd Street, Mesa. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Mesa.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boy Scouts of America or charity of choice.
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