Esther May Rosely, age 91, died Thursday, June 21, 2018. Esther was born April 17, 1927, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She moved with her family at an early age to Green Bay, Wisconsin where she lived until her high school graduation. After high school, Esther attended the University of Michigan where she graduated with a Master’s degree in education. Esther spent her entire career teaching in Grand Rapids Public Schools and at Union High School where she taught Honors English. Esther was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Fredia Rosely, and her brother, Wesley Rosely. Esther is survived by her chosen family, Patricia Leonard, Donald Goossen and Maria Caissie. Friends and acquaintances may gather for a time of remembrance and fellowship on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, from 1-2 PM with a memorial service at 2 PM, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Funeral Home, 3980 Cascade Ave SE, Grand Rapids. Memorial contributions in Esther’s name may be made to the Grand Rapids Humane Society, 3077 Wilson Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534.
Miss Rosely was one of my teachers at Union High School in the 70’s. She was such a nice lady. Sorry to hear of her passing.