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Rev. Rodney W. Loose

September 9, 1938 — May 8, 2024

Delta, Colorado

     Rodney W. Loose was born on September 9, 1938, in St. Agnes Hospital in Fondulac, Wisconsin. His parents are Elmer and Gertrude (Lau) Loose. He was baptized on October 2, 1938, in Trinity Lutheran Church in Rantoul, Wisconsin.

     He attended elementary school at Trinity Lutheran School in Rantoul. Following elementary school, he enrolled in Concordia High School in Milwaukee. His college years were spent at St. John’s College in Winfield, Kansas and Concordia Senior College in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

     Following college, Rodney enrolled in Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, where he began his preparation toward becoming a Lutheran pastor. He graduated from there in 1966.

     While at the seminary, he met and married Vera Strelow. God blessed them with three children: Grace (Teacher), Curtis (Business Administration), and Suzanne (Lawyer).

    Rev. Loose served parishes in Sulphur, LA (5 years), Scottsboro, AL (7 years), Osceola, IA (3 years), Jackson, MS (14 years), and Shreveport, LA (10 years). Following retirement in 2003, he served Immanuel Lutheran Church in Paonia, CO another 10 years.

     Pastor Loose and his wife have been thankful to make many friends over the years and have loved the time they were able to serve the Lord through the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

    A viewing will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 9:00am at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delta. Funeral services will follow at 10:00am with graveside services following at Mesa View Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 11, 2024

10:00 - 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Redeemer Lutheran Church

1000 Pioneer Rd, Delta, CO 81416


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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 11, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

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