Charles Lee Rose, 78, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019.

Charles was born on July 21, 1940 in La Porte, Indiana, to the late Julius and Violet (Schindler) Rose.

On Sept. 8, 1962, at Bethany Lutheran Church in La Porte, Charles married Jeanette E. Rahfeldt, who survives.

He is also survived by two daughters, Christine Brown of La Porte, Indiana, Dawn (Kevin) Rose Goddard of South Bend, Indiana; two sons, Clinton L. (Patty) Rose of Granger, Indiana, Kenneth L. (Trudy) Rose of Portage, Michigan; 11 grandchildren, Alison (Joseph) Davies, Cassie Wahl, Elizabeth Wahl, Hunter Rose, Adam Rose, Ben Rose, Kyle Rose, Kane Goddard, Cooper Goddard, Katlyn (Nicholas) Sholtis, Melinda (Matthew) Jones; and three sisters, Janice Seng, Charmaine Devereaux and Bonnie Rose.

Charles was a Tool and Die Designer for Bosch. He was very proud to be a part of the Ducks Unlimited Club. Charles loved to bowl, fish, golf and hunt waterfowl. He always loved to bring his dogs out hunting. Charles taught all of his children how to fly fish. He loved to spend time in Longville, Minnesota, especially on the Boy River.

A visitation will be held from noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday, July, 6 2019 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, Indiana. A celebration of life service will be held from 3 until 4 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Charles to the St. Joseph Valley Ducks Unlimited Club, attn: Tab Casper 10285 Dunn Rd. Osceola, IN 46561.

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