Rose Ann Sass

Turner, Michigan
July 8, 1936 - June 28, 2020

Service Location

Cedar Valley Cemetery ~ Twining, Michigan


A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM.

Obituary Notice

Rose Ann Sass
Age 83, of Turner, Michigan passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Iosco County Medical Care Facility in Tawas City, Michigan. She was born the daughter of Michael and Katherine (Hanzek) Pihaylic on July 8, 1936 at the family home in Twining, Michigan. She graduated from Arenac Eastern with the class of 1954. She worked for Consumers Power and later worked for Tawas St. Joseph Hospital for many years before her retirement. Rose absolutely loved the beauty of the outdoors all while enjoying flowers, hummingbirds and the deer! She enjoyed doing puzzle books, faithfully watching the Detroit Tigers, and unquestionably spoiling her grandchildren! Rose will be forever cherished by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her 3 loving children, Theodore Frank (Norma) Sass Jr. of Interlochen, Michigan, Robert Michael Sass of Turner, Michigan, and Shirley Ann Krumbach of Las Cruces, New Mexico; 3 grandchildren, Kevin Sass, Melissa Sass, and Ryan Sass; and 1 sister, Margaret (Jerry) Maser of AuGres; and a very special friend, Chris Stauffer. Rose is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Theodore Frank Sass, Sr, to whom she married on October 22, 1955. The couple celebrated many years of beautiful marriage until his passing in 1993. Rose is also preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Robert Pihaylic. Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date. An online guest registry is available at


Cedar Valley Cemetery


I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. I am glad she is no longer suffering. Robbie, Shirley, and and your family are in our prayers. With Love, Larissa (Sass) Patton. (Uncle Nick's #4 daughter)
— Larissa Patton
So sorry for your loss.My mom always talked so highly about her
— Diane Lynch Cataline
So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady
— Lee and Pam Jacobs
Frank, Rob, Shirley and family- So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Always loved your mom-she always asked with a smile how things were going when we ran into one another. May the wonderful memories live on and comfort you during the days, months and years ahead. My thoughts are with you during this time of loss.
— Shelley Revord
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to family. John and Kathy George
— Kathy George
Our deepest and most heart felt sympathy.
Frank, Rob, and Shirley, I loved your mom and she always welcomed me when I would come up to visit and eat all of her potato chips. 💗You guys gave me the best teenage memories. I'll remember her with fondness.
— Andrea & Steve Rousse

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