Nick Roosa, 22, of Holt, Michigan passed away October 13, 2012 in Lansing, as a result of complications due to diabetes. Nick was an employee of and a student at Lansing Community College, pursuing an accounting curriculum.  A perfect creation gift from God, Nicholas Alexander Roosa was born December 23, 1989 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, to Steven James Roosa and Sherri Candace [LeClear] King.  Nick was baptized at and was affiliated with the First Presbyterian Church in Lansing.  He was a graduate of Holt High School in June of 2008.  Nick was fluent in the German language and traveled to European countries where German was the predominant language.  For his attention to detail and for his passion for the wellbeing of others, Nick was conferred the degree of Chevalier of the Order of DeMolay International.  In his spare time Nick was an accomplished high-scoring bowler, and could always be found following successes of the Lions, Tigers, Pistons, and Wolverines.  The number of family, friends, and co-workers expressing their condolences continues to astound us, and we love you all.

Nick is survived by his grandmother Betty LeClear of Holt, mother and father, his older brother Robert [Sarah Godbehere] of Holt, niece Veronica, and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, and step-father Kevin King of Holt, step-sister Katie King of Charlotte, NC, step-brother Jay [Divina] King of Arlington, VA, and step-grandmother Shirley King of Sun City West, AZ.  Nick was preceded in death by his grandfathers Arlo LeClear and Donald Roosa, and uncle David LeClear.

Visitation will be Tuesday and Wednesday October 16th and 17th at Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel at 2121 N. Cedar Street in Holt from 4:00pm to 7:00pm each evening.  Funeral Services will be on Thursday October 18th at the First Presbyterian Church of Holt at 2021 Aurelius Road [at Holt Road] in Holt at 10:00am.  Interment immediately following the funeral at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Holt.  Memorial contributions may be made in Nick’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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10 Messages to “Nick Roosa”

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    Nick Roosa Says:

    Paying respect to someone with the same name as me. RIP

  2. 9
    Peggy Denike Says:

    Your mother and I volunteered at Ingham Regional years ago. She was a wonderful woman and a joy to work with. My deepest condolences to your entire family. The level of your grief, losing both your son and mother, is unimaginable.
    My deepest sympathy, Peggy Denike

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    Joe Long Says:

    It just does not seem to make any sense. What a fine young man. While we have finite minds, we cannot fathom why the passing of one so young with so much to offer. Your family remains in my constant thoughts and prayers. May your faith be strong and may God comfort you in this time of great need and sorrow.

  4. 7
    Jill & Doug Cherwinski Says:

    Our hearts ache for Nick’s family. Lansing Chapter of DeMolay certainly benefitted from Nick’s participation there. He was a leader and so well liked by everyone who knew him.

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    Dan & Chris DeYonke Says:

    We feel so very sad for your family. We are traveling and unable to be there to support you, but you are being held very close in our thoughts and prayers. Our Love, Dan & Chris

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