Getrude Rosene


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 6:34 pm
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Gertrude P. Rosene, 96, of Rock Island, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport.
Per her wishes, services and burial are private.
She was born April 2, 1916, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to George and Rose Janda Holcomb. She married Ralph Raymond and later married Arvid Rosene in 1968. He passed away March 3, 2002.
She worked as a buyer for Bendix Corp.
She was an organist and enjoyed playing cards, traveling, gardening, sewing, music and dancing.
Survivors include her daughters, Barbara (Lawrence) Peinert, Davenport, and Gail (John Leslie) Soth, Jefferson City, Mo.; grandchildren, Brenda Miller, Robert Peinert, Julie Martin and Angela McNett; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husbands; parents; and sister, Margaret Lopata.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com.












 




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