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Rose Marie "Rosie" Kehrli

September 28, 1935 ~ December 21, 2019 (age 84)

Obituary

Rose Marie “Rosie” Kehrli, 84, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on September 28, 1935, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Louis and Martha Mae (Monaghan) Kehrli. Rosie was raised in the Ryan area and gradated from St. John Catholic High School.  She then graduated from Xavier School of X-Ray Technology in Dubuque. 

 

Rosie worked at Xavier Hospital in Dubuque for 21 years. She then worked for 12 years at Mercy Hospital in Dyersville and Dubuque. 

 

Rosie was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ryan. She enjoyed playing cards, golf, traveling, bowling, and sports. Rosie was a Chicago Cubs, Green Bay Packers, and Iowa Hawkeyes fan.   

 

Survivors include her eleven nieces and nephews, Dr. Mark (Carolyn) Kehrli of Ames, Linda (Tracy) Bessey of Manchester, Lisa (Jeff) Henderson of Cedar Rapids, Lorraine (Rick) Gaffney of Ryan, Mary Lou (Mark) Gaffney of Winthrop, Monica (Cherie) Kehrli of Ryan, Sharon Mere (Paul Suedkamp) of Tiffin, Ruth (Ben) Dugan, of Cedar Rapids, Shawn (Robin) Kehrli of Ryan, Amy (Jeff) Mesch of Cedar Rapids, and Angie (Tim) Casey of Ryan; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; and several cousins, including her best friend, Mary Duggan of Manchester.

 

Rosie was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother and sister-in-law, Marcus, Sr. and Catherine Anne Kehrli.

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Services

Scripture Service
Thursday
December 26, 2019

4:00 PM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
1500 North Franklin Street
Manchester, IA 52057

Visitation
Thursday
December 26, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
1500 North Franklin Street
Manchester, IA 52057

Visitation
Friday
December 27, 2019

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
615 Howard Street
Ryan, IA 52330

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
December 27, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
615 Howard Street
Ryan, IA 52330

Interment following funeral service
Friday
December 27, 2019

Calvary Cemetery
Highway 13
Ryan, IA 52330