Robert
Robert Lee Hose (79) Robert passed away in Torrance on Sunday, July 15th, 2007 surrounded by his family. He was born July 10th, 1928 in Los Angeles, California and attended several schools across the states but graduated from Inglewood High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed by North American Aviation and retired after 43 years as an Aviation Engineering Specialist. Robert was known for his unconditional love for his family, his passion for animals and nature, and his endless supply of one-of-a-kind life stories. His favorite activity and leisure time was spent in the Sierras: camping, hiking, and his favorite fishing. Robert's warm, bright smile and genuine laughter will forever be missed but never forgotten. He is preceded in death by his mother (Nina Faye), his father (Albert B. Hose), and his stepdaughter (Elizabeth Jacobs). He is survived by his loving wife, Siv of 32 years; he was the dear father of daughters Debbie (Jim) Scott from Lenexa, KS, Lori (Jim) Miscik from Ontario, CA, Shryle (Robert) Reid from Corona, CA, and Diane (Pete) Maclaughlin from Palm Desert, CA; he was a wonderful Dad to stepchildren Anette (Burt) Rosenberg from Lake Arrowhead, CA, Larry Jacobs from Torrance, CA, and Lisa Jacobs from Torrance, CA; he was the beloved Grandpa to 19 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; he was the older brother to Keith (Nancy) Hose from Carson, CA; older brother to sisters Nina Joan (Don) Black from Paradise, CA, Betty Jean Hoy from Rialto, CA, and Mary Lou (Bill) Wolfe from Paradise, CA; sister-in-Iaws Sonja Meadows and Irene (Ulf) Andersson and families whom reside in Sweden; many nieces and nephews who will dearly miss their "Uncle Bob"; and he was a friend to many people from all walks of life. A memorial service will be held at Rice Mortuary (5310 Torrance Blvd.) on Tuesday, August 14th, 2007 at 2:00 pm, followed by a reception in the Lighthouse Reception room at Rice Mortuary. Private inurnment.

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  1. Thank you for all the wonderful memories of the holidays we shared while I was growing up. You were a great grandpa and I will always remember the kindness and generosity both you and Sivan gave to me. Love, Shar

  2. Uncle Bob I will miss you so much. Can’t believe you are gone so soon.I will never forget you or the funny stories you used to share with me. To my Aunts,Dad and Aunt Sivan and kids(my cousins), I am so sorry for your pain of losing such a great Man who touched all of our lives in a different and special way. May the pain lessen and think of the great memories he has given us all. My favorite is all the backyard BBQ’s he did and I got to play with my cousins, Lisa, Liz and Larry.Plus my older cousins would visit and we could laugh at each others jokes or funny things that have happened to us. Sure miss those family get togethers today.

  3. En sista hlsning frn Stefan och Tommy med familjer. Siv! Vi tnker p dig och de dina i denna sorgliga stund.

  4. My deepest condolences to the family on their loss. I never got to meet him, but I am sure he was a good man. My condolences also to my grandfather, Keith Hose, on the loss of your brother. I miss you!

  5. To Keith, Siv, and family – I am so sorry for your loss. I only knew Bob for a short time, but I remember him and liked him very much. What great memories he has left you with. God Bless! Nancy

  6. To Uncle Bob’s family and my Grandfather, Keith Hose: I am so sorry for your loss. I never had the opportunity to know Uncle Bob, but I have heard some of the wonderful stories and memories and I know that he will be deeply missed. Hold your memories close and he will live on forever in your heart.

  7. Bob, Thank you for letting us know (Debbie and I) about your constant prayers on our behalf. Thank you for your example of giving to those who had no way to repay. Thank you for showing us how to use our talents in behalf of others through your example. How many cars did you fix, houses did you mend and in other ways build up others lives. Thank you for your stories. Thank you for your memory and for the goals to strive for in living up to it. Love, Jim Scott (just one who was affected by your example)

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