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Obituary for Marie Rose

Marie Rose, 82, of Caledonia, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2011, surrounded by her pastor and her loving family at Caledonia Care and Rehab.
Marie was born January 5, 1929, in Winnebago Township, Houston County, Minn., to Clarence and Iveda (Twite) Steele. She attended school in Winnebago Valley, Minn., and graduated from high school in Charles City, Iowa. On March 19, 1945 Marie married Delbert Rose and he preceded her in death on April 23, 1985. Marie loved the outdoors and spent much time picking berries and taking walks admiring nature. She also enjoyed cooking and baking.  Marie loved all of her family and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her great-great grandson. She could often be found enjoying a cup of coffee while reading her Bible and she enjoyed engaging in spiritual talks with her pastor and members of her family. 
Survivors include four children, Marliss (Orville) Danielson, Darrell Rose, Darrin Rose, and Randy Rose, all of Caledonia; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Mavis (Derald "Bud") Reinhart of Eitzen, Minn.; one brother, Francis Steele of La Crosse; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Marie was preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly; her parents; three sisters, Cora Nelson, Lillian Klagges, and Irene Bolduan; and two brothers, Leonard and Robert Steele.
Memorial services will be Friday, August 26, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., at the Caledonia United Methodist Church, 308 N. Kingston St. Rev. Mark Bengtson will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, 518 W. Main St., Caledonia, on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.