Rose M. Mackie, 91, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 7:20 p.m., Friday, April 17, 2020, at Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle, IN.
She was born August 18, 1928, in Baltic, MI, to Joseph and Theresa (Fabac) Mukavetz.
Rose met her future husband, William Mackie, while attending Suomi College, Hancock, MI. They married in 1949 and lived in Michigan until they retired to Florida in 1984. She was a homemaker who dearly loved caring for her family. Rose loved the companionship with her Shetland Sheepdogs. She also loved to crochet, making afghan treasured memories for her children and grandchildren. Rose was a devoted catholic and was a member of the Red Hat Society.
Surviving are two children, Mary (Dave) Bristow of Bentonville, Arkansas and Diane (David) Stamp of La Porte; two grandchildren, Will (Sirajah Raheem) Stamp and Ted Stamp; and one great-granddaughter, Merula Stamp Raheem.
Preceding in death were her husband in 1995; and three brothers, John, Rudy and Carl Mukavetz.
Cremation will take place. A committal service and burial will be held at the Florida National Cemetery at a later date. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 in memory of Rose M. Mackie.