Rose A. Harper, 83 of Punta Gorda, Florida died Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Bayfront Health-Punta Gorda.
Rose was born December 12, 1937 to the late Charles and Beatrice Roman in Hamtramck, Michigan. In 1964 Rose married the love of her life, Van Harper. They moved to Punta Gorda, Florida from Michigan in September of 1972. Rose was the owner and operator of a pet grooming service in Punta Gorda known as The Dog House. Rose loved her family as well as the many fur and feather babies she has had over the years. Rose loved the lord and thought of herself as a child of god.
Survived by her loving family, a daughter, Dawn R. Schultz of Punta Gorda, FL; a son, James “Jimmy” Harper of Palm Harbor FL; a stepdaughter, Kris Yahner of Waterford, MI; a Stepson, Van Harper III of Michigan; a stepson, David Harper of Michigan; a brother, Bob Roman of Punta Gorda, FL; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Van L. Harper, Jr. who passed in 2007.
Funeral services will be held Sunday 1:00 PM, Oct. 3, 2021 at Roberson Funeral Home Chapel, 215 Mary St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950. Visitation will be held from 12 Noon until service time. Interment will follow at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens in Punta Gorda.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Peace River Wildlife Center, https://prwildlife.org/support-prwc/
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel.