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Edna Mae Rose

April 17, 1932 — March 27, 2013

Edna Mae Rose, age 80, of Granton, WI died on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI.Edna Mae was born on April 17, 1932 in Granton, WI the daughter of Hilarious "Larry" and Anna Irene (Vruwink) Stauffacher. After her schooling in Granton, she was united in marriage to Grant Rose on September 11, 1949 at the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton. Together they farmed and raised their family. Edna Mae loved farming, gardening, bowling and playing cards. She was known for her kindness to others always willing to help a neighbor or a friend. Edna Mae had a volunteer's heart spending many hours volunteering for many different organizations. She was a member of the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton and their choir. She held various offices with the church throughout the years. Edna Mae also enjoyed the many fall seasons she worked at Figi's in Marshfield.She is survived by three children; Rose Ann (Gary) Chriske of Plover, WI; Harlan (Judith) Rose of Marshfield, WI and Merle (Lori) Rose of Granton, WI; six Grandchildren; Shannon (Jeff) Netzinger of Plover, WI, Vicki (Adam) Hines of Schaumburg, IL, Maren (Trevor) Stoflet of Bettendorf, IA, Evan (Lindsay) Rose of Mosinee, WI, Devin Rose (fiance, Megan Koffarnus) of Altmonte Springs, FL and DeAnna Rose of Marshfield, WI and 10 Great Grandchildren; Madison, Benjamin and Morgan Netzinger; Coley and Kyler Hines; Lauren and Landon Stoflet; Coena Hohlstein and Natalie Rose; Kylie Laufenberg. Edna Mae is further survived by one brother; Walter (Ruth) Stauffacher of Maple Grove, MN and a good friend, Edward Wagner. Edna Mae was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Grant and two brothers; Glenn and Harold.Funeral Services for Edna Mae will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2013 at the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton, WI. Pastor Dale Wilford will officiate. Providing music will be Marjorie Dahl. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Monday morning prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Town of Lynn Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be Evan Rose, Devin Rose, Jeff Netzinger, Adam Hines, Keith Bass and Duane Johnson. Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Edna Mae's family with Funeral arrangements.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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