Robert “Bob” John Rothe

Robert “Bob” John Rothe

Mr. Robert “Bob” John Rothe, 80, of Alpine, passed from this life Sunday, February 2, 2020, at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta.

Bob chose cremation, the family followed his wishes. A Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date in Michigan.

Bob was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather. He proudly served in the United States Army and was stationed in Alaska.

Bob enjoyed staying busy, spending time outside, and in his early years, he loved being on his farm and riding horses. He was loved by all that knew him and he will be greatly missed.

Born Friday, July 7, 1939, in Grindstone, MI, he was the son of the late Ralph Rothe and Mary (Span) Rothe.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Rothe; and a sister and brother in law, Elsie and Alvin Indo.

Bob is survived by his wife, Anna Rothe; four children, Mike and Jennifer Rothe, Ken Heathcoat, Tim Rothe, and Brenda Smith; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements entrusted to Crest Lawn Funeral Home-Cremation Center.