Obituary published December 11, 2013 in the Mexico Ledger
Rosa Marea Mickelson, longtime resident of Fremont, CA passed away November 8, 2013. Rosa was born on October 29, 1931 in Jefferson City, Missouri to Ervin Hoffman and Elsa (Krauss) Hoffman. Rosa served in the U.S. Navy where she met her husband, Jack Mickelson. They married in 1955. Rosa earned Bachelor's degrees in Business Management and Human Resources from San Jose State University. She is preceded in death by her parents and step-mom Ione Hoffman, husband, Jack Mickelson; and brothers, William (Bill) Darby and Gary Hoffman. Rosa is survived by her sister, Pam Gohil; daughters, Anne M. Vogee, Lucy Crockett (husband, David), and Phyllis Mickelson; son, Russell Mickelson; and grandchildren: Aiden, Sophia, Natalie and Garrison. Rosa will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday December 14, at 10:00 a.m. at Bridges Community Church in Fremont, CA.