Rose Irlbeck, age 71 of Sanborn, died Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Seasons Hospice in Redwood Falls.
A Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, September 25, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Wanda with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday, September 24 from 4-7p.m. at Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield and will continue for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday.
There will be a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Father Paul van DeCrommert, Celebrant.
Condolences may be left for the family at: www.sturmfh.com.
Rose ‘Rosie’ Marie Irlbeck was born August 12, 1942 in Springfield, MN, the daughter of Menno and Lorraine (Welsch) Elsing.
She attended school in Clements and then Springfield. Rosie was united in marriage to Raymond Rothmeier on September 9, 1958. She owned the Rainbow Cafe for a short time before working at St. John Lutheran Home. Rosie went back to school and became an LPN and worked in the nursing field for 25 years. She married Jerry Sellner on January 16, 1989 and lived in Madison, MN for 14 years. Rosie was united in marriage to Ron Irlbeck on August 25, 2007 and lived on a farm near Wanda, MN. She was a member of St. Mathias Catholic Church in Wanda and enjoyed going to the lake, camping, fishing, bowling, jigsaw puzzles, gambling, and cooking. Rosie especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by husband, Ron; children, Kim (Tom) Kleinwachter of Mentor, MN, Mike (Ann) Rothmeier of Springfield, Rick (Jo) Rothmeier of Fairmont, Vicky (Matt) Krueger of Springfield, and Amy (Eric) Houchens of Germany; stepchildren, Tammy Sellner and friend Mike of Sleepy Eye, Theresa Kent and friend Jesse of Sanborn, Terrie (David) Frank of Wabasso; Vince (Dawn) Irlbeck of Sanborn, Annie (Andy) Gronhardt of Redwood Falls, Val (Joel) Wagner of Wabasso, Clint (Cheri) Irlbeck of Sanborn, and Emily (Ryan) Knudson of Janesville; grandchildren, Tabor, Anthony, Amy, Trista, Chris, Becky, Robert, Jeffrey, Chantelle, Nick, Amber Rose, Ryan, Annah, Sydney, and Dominique; 23 step-grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Menno and Lorraine; husbands, Raymond and Jerome; grandchild, Adam Kleinwachter; and a sister in infancy.