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“Blessings to the family of Mr. Rosenberger Can't think of a principal or teacher that I thought more highly of. He was my high school principal...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Shanne Vile(Roberts) - CA

“To The Family of Mr. Robert E. Rosenberger:Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with you on the loss of your father.May he rest in peace...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Dolores Chavira - Coachella, CA

“What a wonderful Principal at John Kelley, and later a great friend, mentor and colleague when he moved over to CV High. His words of advice had a...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry Tripp - Indio

“Great memories from John Kelly. I was sent to Principals office only once and I still remember Mr Rosenberger. Grad of 1964 ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Paula Jenkins-schnarr - Sonora, CA

“My Condolences to the Rosenberger family. He was my School Principal at John Kelly. May god provide the family with strength and peace in knowing...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Lily Goodman - Bakersfield, CA

“Mr. Rosenberger, always great school memories. You were a wonderful school principal, and family to all. May you RIP ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa Aguiar - Friend

“Teresa ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa Aguiar - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

“Our condolences to all family members. Mr. Rosenberger will be rembered by us for his big smile & laugh and fond memories while coaching basketball...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Ernest & Connie Moreno - Indio, CA

“Very sorry for your loss, he was a very great man with a heart of gold. He played a great role in my life growing up while I was a student at John...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss, he was a great man. May he Rest In Peace. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Magdalena Acost Acosta - CA

“Our deepest sympathies. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Ed and Teri Duffy - Palm Desert, CA

“So sorry for your loss. Bob was a very close friend. We know he is at peace now and with Bev his best friend. Bless Him and his family. Love ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Thomas G & Rosemary W Thurman - UT

Robert E. Rosenberger passed away on June 5, 2017 in Palm Desert, California at the age of 88. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on June 8, 1928 to Russell and Dawn Rosenberger. At the age of seven he moved with his parents to California.
Robert graduated from the University of Redlands in 1950 and married the love of his life, Beverly, later that year. In 1951, he was inducted into the United States Army, and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant in the Korean War. Robert's professional career as an educator spanned 31 years with 28 years in the Coachella Valley Unified School District as an administrator, retiring in 1984. He earned a Master's Degree in Education. After retirement he mentored and evaluated student teachers at California State University San Bernardino.
His service to the community included Scout Master, Boy Scouts of America, Head Marshall, Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, President Bull Dog Bench U of R, Rotary, and Indio Hospital Board Member.
Robert enjoyed sports, particularly basketball, earning State Conference Championships in college his Junior and Senior years. In 2003 he was inducted into the University of Redlands Athletic Hall of Fame. Golf was a later passion.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife Beverly and son Richard. He is survived by his four children: Debra Mulrooney, Judith Parker (Steve), Cheryl Noall (Robert), and Ronald Rosenberger (Lynette), eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are scheduled for Friday, June 16, 9am at the Coachella Valley Cemetery.
FitzHenry-Wiefels Palm Desert has been entrusted with arrangements.