Obit: Rossman, Stena #2 (1876 - 1956)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Rossman, Severson, McPherson,
Lyle, Sambrook, Redmond
----Source: The Loyal Tribune,(Loyal,
Clark County, WI 15 Nov 1956)
Rossman, Stena (13 JUNE 1876-07 NOV
Funeral services for Mrs. Stena Rossman,
80, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Myre Funeral Home with The
Rev. Virgil Holmes, pastor of the Neillsville Methodist Church,
officiating. Interment was in the Pine Grove Cemetery.
Death occurred Wednesday morning,
November 7, at Memorial Hospital, Neillsville, where she had been a
patient for a few days. She had been in poor health for several
years, the result of a heart ailment.
Mrs. Rossman, nee Severson, was born in
Norway, June 13, 1876, and came to the Loyal area with her parents
when three years of age. She was married to William McPherson in
1893, and in 1900 they left to homestead in Canada.
Five years after his death in 1916 she
returned to the states.
She married W. J. Lyle of Veefkind in
1924& after a short residence there they moved to Loyal.
Mr.Lyle died in 1934. In 1940 she married Adolph Rossman, who died
in 1950. She was a member of the Loyal Methodist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Elwin, and
Douglas McPherson, Litchfield, Illinois; two daughters, Mrs.
William (Vera) Sambrook, Abbotsford, British Colombia, Canada, and
Mrs. William (Alice) Redmond, Bassano, Alberta, Canada; two
sisters, Mrs. Jennie Richeleau, Owen, and Mrs. Frank (Tina) Soules,
Los Angeles, California; and several step-children. Two brothers
and one sister preceded her in death.
The hymns, "It Is Well With My
Soul’ and "Beyond the Sunset" were sung by James Colby at the
funeral services. Mrs. James Colby was organist.
Pallbearers were Kenneth Duell, Roy
Thomas, Frank Oestreich, Percy Volk, Ray Prior and Neil
Those from away who came to the funeral
were Mr. and Mrs. Douglas McPherson, Litchfield, Illinois; Mrs.
Alice McPherson Redmond, Bassano, Alberta, Canada; Miss. Alice
McPherson, Evanston, Illinois, Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Sailo, St. Anne,
Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Chris Richelieu, and Mrs. A. C. Altenburg,
Mrs. Beulah Rouse, Sparta; Mrs. Norma Hillegas, Neenah; Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Rossman, Eau Claire; Mrs. Paul Brandt, Rochester, MInn; & Mrs. Ernst Molle and Mr. and Mrs.Lester Schuette, Unity, and several from Greenwood, Veefkind and other nearby towns.
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