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Roethler, Rose Mae (Green), 1926-2000


Posted By: Bruce Kuennen (email)
Date: 2/26/2017 at 15:21:07

IONIA -- Rose M. Roethler, 74, Ionia, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000 at her home following a lengthy illness.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Ionia with Rev. John Hefnann officiating. Marie Siglin was organist, accompanying the St. Boniface Church Choir. Mass servers were Nathan and Megan Brown. Rita Rausch was lector and Shelly Kozak, Lori Kiene and Christine Kalkbrenner presented the Offertory gifts.

Interment was in St. Boniface Cemetery with Gary Taylor, Bruce Kellogg, Vernon Schwickerath, Dale Roethler, Chris Roethler and David Roethler as casket bearers.

Visitation was from p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Ionia Funeral Home with a 7 p.m. Prayer Service.

Rose Mae Roethler was born March 23, 1926 in New Hampton, the daughter of George and Alice (McGruder) Green. She attended St. Joseph's School and graduated from New Hampton High School in 1943. She was united in marriage with Herbert Roethler on April 19, 1944 at Asbury Park, NJ. The couple moved to rural Ionia in 1955. They farmed from 1946 until retiring in 1991. Besides farming, Rose also worked as a waitress for 20 years at Club Iowa in Charles City and later at Rogerís Famous Food and the Pinicon in New Hampton. The couple moved to Ionia in 1996. Rose was a member of St. Boniface Church and The St. Boniface Guild. She enjoyed playing cards.

Surviving are her husband, Herbert, Ionia; three daughters, Mary (David) Sandberg, Waynesville, MO, Jean (Richard) Kalkbrenner, New Hampton, Patricia (Gary) Halvorson, Alta Vista; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Cora Subbert, New Hampton.

Preceding her in death were her parents; five brothers, Clarence, Vern, Joe, "Bud" Virgil and Gerald Green; four sisters, Viola, Angeline, Madonna and Isadore.

Source: New Hampton Tribune Oct. 6, 2000 from the Elma library collection assembled by Marian (Marr) McGee


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