Walter L. ‘Troop’ Rosbach, 80, Army vet, worked at Raymark, avid Harley rider and outdoorsman

By on September 27, 2017

Walter L. “Troop” Rosbach, 80, of Manheim, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 in Elizabethtown.

Born in Estella, Sullivan County, he was the son of the late Hartford L. and Edna G. Weaver Rosbach.

Troop had worked for over 35 years for the Raymark Co. as a mixer. A U.S. Army veteran, he was proud of his service with the 101st Screaming Eagles Airborne, serving from 1959 to 1962 as a Specialist 5th Class. He made his last jump at the age of 74.

Troop loved to ride his Harley-Davidson, doing so up until a year ago. He was a member of the Sons of Satan, MC, for 44 years. He participated in memorial rides and benefit rides, including the annual Frosty Balls and Frozen Suzies, which directly benefits the Lebanon VA Medical Center. He was a member of the Germania Band Club of Manheim, the Elstonville Sportsmen’s Association, the Del-Ches Fishing Association, and a lifetime member of the Lititz American Legion Post 56. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved to spend time with his grandchildren.

Troop is survived by his daughters: Christal L. Rosbach of Manheim; and Theresa L. Rosbach of Elizabethtown; six grandchildren: Aiyana, Gavin, Olivia, Sophia, Nika, and Kayla; his sisters: Esther Rubia of Manheim, and Alberta Pensinger of Shippensburg; a niece: Dianna Rubia; and two nephews: Barry Rubia and Mike Rosbach. He is also survived by his ex-wife, close friend, and mother of his children: Doris Kline, of Lititz.

Friends will be received on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, from 10 to 11 a.m., with the memorial service to follow at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Walter’s memory to the Lebanon Veterans Administration Medical Center, Voluntary Service (10V), 1700 S. Lincoln Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042.

To send an online condolence, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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