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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • OBITUARY: Rose Windschitl

  • Rose Windschitl died on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at her home in Leavenworth, MN, at the age of 98 years.


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  • Rose Windschitl died on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at her home in Leavenworth, MN, at the age of 98 years. Funeral Services will be privately held for the family. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. 
    Rose (Rosa) Poss Windschitl was born on September 16, 1913 in Ashton, Iowa, the daughter of John and Annie (Nehr) Poss. She graduated from St. Mary’s School in Ashton. Rose was united in marriage to George on January 31, 1939 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton. Following their marriage the couple moved to Leavenworth. Rose enjoyed quilting, embroidery and writing. She worked at the Japanese Martyr’s School for 20 years as a cook.
    She is survived by her children; Patricia (Dave) Schieffert of New Ulm, Gerald (Carol) Windschitl of Anoka, and Donald Windschitl of Leavenworth; seven grandchildren, and great grandchildren. 
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband ,George in 1954; four brothers; and three sisters.

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