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“jean was my head nurse on 7north. i was brand new and scared to death. i learned alot from her as well as that floor. she talked me out of...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: carol schenavar - south rockwood, MI

“I worked with Jean in the ICU at Oakwood in the 1980's, later worked with her on QA projects in the 2000's at the hospital. She was such a caring...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Lori Ducharme - Gibraltar, MI

“Jean was such a wonderful part of Oakwood's history. She was a mentor to so many RNs who walked those halls. May her journey be safe and her family...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Helena Hardin - Westland, MI

“Prayers for comfort being sent to you Ann my friend and to your family. RIP Jean ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Pam Hickey - Fort gratiot, MI

Jean Martha Ropposch, 64, of St. Clair, died Thursday, December 29, 2016.

She was born July 3, 1952, in Detroit to the late Frank L. and Edwinna A. Ropposch.

Jean was a 1970 graduate of Port Huron Catholic High School and received her R.N. degree from Madonna University. She was employed at Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn for 30 years. She loved making jewelry, researching genealogy and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her siblings, Frank Ropposch, Jeff (Teresa) Ropposch, Lois (Rick) DeNardin, Jane (David) Dusellier and Ann Ropposch; four nieces, Jennifer (Dennis) Gellasch, Katie (Jeff) Genaw, Stefanie DeNardin and Nicole (Joseph) Wood; two nephews, Christoper (Erin) Ropposch and Luke Dusellier; seven great nieces and great nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017, in Holy Trinity Parish - St. Stephen Catholic Church with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The Reverend Jeffrey Allan will officiate.

Inurnment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are by Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. For guest book and information, please visit