In honor and Memory of Our Fallen Hero 

Spc. Adam J. Rosema

May 28, 1979 - March 14, 2007

"Stand down soldier, your mission is complete."









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From the Family of Spc. Adam J. Rosema


We are speechless as to the turn-out at Adam's funeral on Monday, March 26, 2007. Some came from thousands of miles; some came a few miles. ALL OF YOU TOUCHED OUR HEARTS. Thank you so much for your support at this difficult time.


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Adam was a special man. He will certainly live on in all of us, in one way or fashion. We are sure he approved of his service. It was amazing.


We would love to personally thank each and every one who has shown support through sympathy cards, phone calls, emails, and by coming to join us; it is all very much appreciated.


Special thanks go out to:

  • Our families. We could not bear this pain without your continued support.

  • Our friends. Thank you for the hugs.

  • Our pastors. Both Pastor Gebhart and Dr. Dickey went beyond the call for Adam.

  • Our U. S. Army. Master Sergeant Fears will always be in our hearts. Thank you Brigadier General Hodge for traveling so far to honor our son. Thank you Sergeant McDowell for bringing our boy home. Thank you Honor Guard for carrying our son with such respect. Thank you Sergeant Blalock and Sergeant McDowell for representing the 1st Cavalry and Adam's home base, Ft. Hood. TX. Thank you to the rest of the Army personnel who attended. Thank you Lt. Col. Kirklin, Capt. Babington, and Capt. Bey for providing services for Adam in Iraq. Thanks to all of the Company E, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division for attending Adam's memorial. Thank you Spc. Dawson for being Adam's friend.

  • Art James for singing "I'll Fly Away" with so much emotion and spirit.

  • Patriot Guard Riders. Wow. You folks didn't even know us nor Adam, but you came with flags and honored our son. Your kindness will not be forgotten. Thank you again.

May God Bless all of You,


John Rosema, Jr. (Father)

Laura and Richard Stephens (Mother and Stepfather)


You will forever be in our hearts. We love you, Adam.