PERRY ERNEST ROSENBROOK was born on September 28, 1954 in Jackson, Minnesota, the son of Art and Delores (Schultz) Rosenbrook. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1972. After he graduation, he moved to the Cities and then to Montana where he worked for Oscar’s Dream Land. He returned to Minnesota and attended Mankato Technical College, graduating with an Associates degree in accounting. He moved back to Jackson and started trucking with his father. In 1980, he took over the business, Jackson Motor Express, Inc. That is also when he bought his first truck, Old Brown. Perry passed away at the Sunset Cottage on Monday, November 17, 2008 at the age of 54 years, 1month and 20 days.
Perry was baptized and confirmed at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jackson, where he remained to be a member. He worked hard and played hard. He loved to play hoops, eat and stay active in athletics with his daughter. He owned many motorcycles and cars, finally owning his Harley-Davidson. He enjoyed snow skiing, boating and being at Big Spirit Lake where he owned a home. He was a very social person, loved to talk to people.
Perry is survived by his daughter, Rosalyn Rosenbrook of Okoboji, Iowa, his father, Art Rosenbrook of Jackson, 3 brothers, Dave (Gail) Rosenbrook of St. Paul, Minnesota, Lon (Betty) Rosenbrook of Jackson, Minnesota and Brent (Carol) Rosenbrook Of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a special sister, Barb Adkins of Lakefield, Minnesota, a sister-in-law, Pat Rosenbrook of St. Cloud, Minnesota, 13 nieces and nephews, and 7 great- nieces and nephews.
Perry was preceded in death by his mother and a brother, Steven Rosenbrook.
Funeral service will be on Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 2:30 PM at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church with Pastor John Schuetz officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery – Jackson.
Visitation will be on Friday, November 21,2008, from 5:30 to 8 PM and on Saturday – one hour prior to the service both at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church – Jackson.