Gordon "Jeep" Rose, age 79, of Mattawan, MI passed away peacefully Monday, April 17, 2017, surrounded by his children. Preceded in death by wife Linda Rose, parents Ora/Ruth Rose, brothers Jack, Terry, and James Rose. Survived by children Lisa(Tony) Pendowski and Jeff Rose, grandson Travis Kindig, brothers Robert, Harold, and Tom(Susan) Rose, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. He will be remembered by his unconditional love for family, a desire to do anything for anyone, and putting others before himself. A tender heart, an uncanny love for animals, and bringing tremendous joy to those who knew him, Jeep will be deeply missed.