Haskell Rosebrough

May 23, 1927January 5, 2013

Colorado Springs – Haskell Duane Rosebrough, 85, died Jan. 5, 2013 at Pikes Peak Hospice surrounded by his wife and children, after several years of battling Alzheimers. He was a long-time resident of Farmington, New Mexico but was born May 23, 1927 in St. Louis, Oklahoma, the son of Haskell D. Rosebrough and Blanche Jordan. After graduating from Deming High School, he served in the US Navy during the final months of World War II. (In his seventies, he was participating in a fashion show and was able to still wear his Navy uniform.) In 1948 he graduated from University of New Mexico with a BA and in 1951 he was in the second graduating law class from UNM. In 1994 he received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Law School. His practice specialized in wills, trusts and probates. Haskell was physically active in his 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and beyond. He finished 8 marathons and participated in many triathalons. He loved running, walking, climbing, backpacking and dancing. He was active in the Kiwanis Club and the New Mexico Bar Association. He leaves behind his wife of 61 years, Ada (Hair) Rosebrough; son Robert Rosebrough and wife Brenda; daughter Alice Franey and husband Bob; and daughter Stacy Kluckman and husband Patrick. He also leaves behind his grandchildren: Sarah and husband Scott Ward and great grandchild Audrey, Mary Rosebrough and wife Sara Sweeney, Mark Rosebrough, Kelly Kluckman, Megan Rosebrough, Ian Kluckman, Luke Franey, Amy Rosebrough and Hugh Kluckman. A private family gathering will be held in Colorado Springs on Jan. 19, 2013 with a scattering of ashes ceremony this summer in New Mexico. Donations can be made to the Colorado Mountain Club, 710 Tenth St., Suite 200, Golden, CO 80401.


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Lynn Bartels

January 27, 2013

I can't stop looking at these pictures, especially the one of the law firm.

Walter Ellsbury

January 16, 2013

I enjoyed visiting with him in his office. He was always interesting to talk to.

Molly Carlson

January 15, 2013

I remember going on father-daughter backpacking trips with Stacy and Haskell as well as Ruby Lake. He was totally out of out league but kind enough to pull us up the hill. He was a good friend of my dad and my family. I feel like an era is ending. My thoughts are with all the Rosebroughs.

Carin Chambers

January 14, 2013

When our parents graduate to heaven and their lives are reviewed.... our friends may have never known them...Stacy and comment is based on the amazing daughter her raised. She is a reflection of the man who was her father.He gave her the legacy of hard work...honesty... a servant heart ...compassion....quick whit and warm caring personality....intelligence and common sense....He had to have been an amazing person to have left behind the legacy of the Kluckman children. All 3 of them are a reflection of their Mom and Grandfathers influence. Prayers for peace and comfort for those waiting their turn to join him in heaven Knowing we will be united with those we love someday...God Bless

January 13, 2013

We remember him with much affection and appreciation for his advice and support during a difficult time in our lives.
The Kater Family

Jim & Tamie Kluckman

January 13, 2013

Your dad provided guidance and love that helped you become the wonderful human beings that you are today. I am sure he is in a happy place now for all eternity and can rest in peace. May you find peace in the good memories that you have and share.


January 13, 2013

He was a man of integrity and sense of humor. I enjoyed working in the same office with him, the Tansey Law Firm.. My condolences go to his family. God be with you.

Mike Heinrich

January 11, 2013

I remember him dancing at his daughter's 50th birthday party. Keep on dancing!

Deidre Greenly

January 11, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Larry Federici

January 11, 2013

Sorry to hear about your dad-he was always a neat man!