Rose 'Rosie' Gregorich
Rose M. “Rosie” Gregorich, 84, Marshfield, peacefully passed away at Three Oaks Health Center on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, cared for by her five children (her Favorites) and their families, surrounding her with love during her final weeks. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal, with Rev. Leo Johnson officiating. Pallbearers were Brett Gregorich, Zach Molle, Storm Harmon, Cody Stumpner, Cal Mischler, Caden Mischler, and Hayden Bauman. Burial will be held in the parish cemetery at 12:30 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Rose Marie Degenhardt was born on Oct. 3, 1935, in Loyal, to Leo and Mary (nee Binder) Degenhardt. She was raised on the family farm, attended St. Anthony Parochial School, and graduated from Loyal High School in 1954. After high school, Rosie went to work at Weinbrenner’s Shoe Factory in Marshfield. She married Robert Peter Gregorich on April 18, 1959, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal. She left Weinbrenner Shoe Factory in 1961 and worked on their farm in Greenwood with her husband. In 1968, they purchased a farm in Loyal, where they worked and they raised their family. After retiring, they built their retirement home in the town of Lincoln, rural Marshfield, and moved there in 2001. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and its PCCW. Rosie had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family, bowling, dancing, crocheting, cake decorating and gardening.
She will be dearly missed by her children: Mark (Lori) of Spencer, and their children: Brett (Caitlin) and Melanie (fiancé Tjaden Brostowitz); Steve (Julie Ladwig) of Marshfield, and their children: Zach Molle and Megan Gregorich; Chuck (Lori) of Altoona, and their children: Jenny (Storm) Harmon, Tiffany (Jordan) Petersen, and Brittany (Jake) Faanes; Sheri (Scott Bauman) Stumpner of Spencer, and their children: Cody Stumpner, Carly Stumpner, and Hayden Bauman; Peg (Bryan) Mischler of Greenville, and their children: Julia, Cal and Caden Mischler; three great-grandchildren: Raiden, Berklee and Marlee Harmon; one brother: Paul Degenhardt of Marshfield; two sisters: Dorothy Rottscheit of Marshfield, and Barbara (John) Lynskey of Maple Grove, Minn.; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Rosie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bob, on Jan. 7, 2019; two brothers: Norbert and Lawrence Degenhardt; and two sisters: Alberta Kohl and Madeline Bell.
The family would like to thank the staff at Three Oaks Health Center and Ministry Home Care Hospice for their care and compassion helping them through Rosie’s final journey.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.
Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.