Frank Rossovich |

Frank Rossovich

Private services for family and friends of Frank Joseph Rossovich of Grass Valley were conducted Thursday.

Mr. Rossovich died Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. He was 74.

He was born Jan. 14, 1929, in San Francisco to Antone and Irene Rossovich. He served in the U.S. Air Force and attended San Jose State University. He married Thelma Melani on June 20, 1949. He worked in retail, real estate, insurance services, finance and investments. He enjoyed fishing, sports, cooking, and betting ball games, and being with Thelma.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Thelma Rossovich; son and life partner Tim Rossovich and Lauren McGuire of Grass Valley; sons and daughters-in-law Frank Jr. and Sherry Rossovich of Fair Oaks, and Rick and Eva Rossovich of Ojai ; daughter and life partner Anita Rossovich and Dolores Miele of Nevada City; daughter and son-in-law Melanie and Tony Ozanich of Grass Valley; sisters Elise Stout and Eleanor Byrne, both of San Francisco; grandchildren Dylan and Brant Ozanich of Grass Valley, and Isabel and Roy Rossovich of Ojai; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Jamie and Steve Stento of Mesa, Ariz.; great-grandson, Jake Stento of Mesa; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers Antone Rossovich and Edmond Rossovich; and mentor Roy “Poppy” Innes.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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