Rose Hollister

Rose Marie Hollister (Yurisich)

Friday, May 21st, 1943 - Friday, November 29th, 2019
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Rose Marie Hollister (Yurisich-Sleight) passed away on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019.
Rose was born in Battle Creek, MI on May 21, 1943. Rose is a Cradle Catholic. Rose attended St. Philip Catholic Schools and Battle Creek Public Schools. Rose married John R. Sleight on December 2, 1961. John preceded her in death in 1986. Rose married Russell C. Hollister II, on May 25, 1989. They were happily married for 23 years before Russ passed in 2012.
They were active in the Goldwing Motorcycle Club Chapter I, traveling the country and camping. They also enjoyed traveling and watching their grandchildren play sports. Rose worked at Hi-Lex for about 23 years.
Rose is survived by three children, John Sleight, Steve (Christi) Yurisich, Stephanie (Mike) Kurzawski; Step-Sons, Rusty Hollister, Terry (Rebecca) Sleight; Step-Daughters, Lisa Hollister, Kim Sleight; Sisters; Helen (Jim) Noteboom, Suanne Yurisich; Brother, George (Cindy) Yurisich. She also had a combined 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Steven Joseph (1991) and Rosalie M. (Puff) Yurisich (1952); Brother, Steve Yurisich (2007); Step-Sons, Timothy Sleight (2007) and Jimmy Hollister (2019).
Visitation will be held at the Baxter Funeral and Cremation Service, on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Philip Roman Catholic Church, 112 Capital Ave NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017, on Friday, December 6, 2019 starting at 10:30 am with Fr. John Fleckenstein officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
Interment will take place at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery following the service.
Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral and Cremation Service, 269-788-9800,
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
    375 W. Dickman Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 10:30am
    St. Philip Roman Catholic Church
    112 Capital Ave NE
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49017
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Father John Fleckenstein
  • Interment

    Mount Olivet Cemetery


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Posted at 08:23am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. -Alex, Megan and Keegan Hill
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Mary Lynn Hollister

Posted at 08:03am
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. May the memories she left with all of you continue to keep her close in your hearts. With prayers & sympathy for all of you

Bernita Hollister

Posted at 06:05pm
John, Stephanie & Steve, I’m very sorry to hear of your Mother, Rose passing. Though in my heart I believe she is at peace & happily with Russ again. I remember traveling with Jim and your family welcoming Jim, Zach & I at Thanksgiving ...on Hollister Lane.

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Posted at 02:46pm
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