December 4, 1955 - August 24, 2021
Victoria Renee Welker Rosser was born December 4, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan to Leo E. and Jewell C. Welker. She was the oldest of five children. After graduating from Mumford High School in 1973, Victoria attended and later graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. It was at U of M that she met her husband, George M. Rosser. Victoria and George married on October 3, 1978. They loved traveling the country visiting friends and exploring new golf courses. Their travels took them to Seattle where they moved in 1998 and lived together until his passing in 2000. She had a huge heart and spent most her life taking care of others. Victoria spent a great deal of time taking care of her mother and helping raise her nieces and nephews. In 2002 she began working for Columbus Public Schools as a substitute teacher until the COVID-19 pandemic began. Victoria followed a family tradition and joined The Detroit Study Club, a Black women’s literary organization. She was an avid reader and also enjoyed cooking, crocheting, sewing and embroidery. She was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Rosser; her parents; mother-in-law, Ruby Rosser; brothers-in-law, Erwin Rosser and Robert Rosser; and sister-in-law, Patricia Rosser. She is survived by her brother, Dr. Laurence E. Welker of Shreveport, Louisiana; sisters, Stephanie Welker of Dallas, Texas, Frances Levi (Ronald) of San Antonio, Texas, and Laurie Hollis of Farmington Hills, Michigan; sister-in-law, Bernadette Rosser Boazman (Alex); nieces, Jillian Welker and Ashley Hollis; nephews, Laurence Levi (Elizabeth), Austin Levi (Emma), Zachary Levi, Anthony Hollis II, Trevor Hollis, Brendan Welker, and Sheldon Welker; grand niece, Alba Levi; a host of loving aunts, an uncle, cousins and caring friends. Processional ..... Scripture.....Minister Calvin Southern Prayer.....Minister Song.....“Precious Lord” (Sandy Johnson) Acknowledgement of Cards.....Joscelyn A. Davis Obituary Reading.....James F. Latham Remarks.....(Limit 2 minutes) Jillian Welker Song.....“His Eye Is on the Sparrow” (Sandy Johnson) Eulogy.....Rev. Rodney Kemp Recessional....“What a Wonderful World” Please encourage the Rosser family with words of love and encouragement on our Tribute page.
Victoria Renee Welker Rosser was born December 4, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan to Leo E. and Jewell C. Welker. She was the oldest of five children. After graduating from Mumford High School in 1973, Victoria attended and later graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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