Obit: Rogstad, Rose Marie (1903 – 1963)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames:  Rogstad, Viere, Weyhmiller, LaBarge, Ayers, Martens, Prichett, Timme, Dwyer, Wright, Haddigan, Elfering, Liendecker, Meyer

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/10/1963

Rogstad (Viere), Rose Marie (20 NOV 1903 – 06 JAN 1963)

Mrs. Edward Rogstad, 59 Loyal, died at her home at 11 p.m., Sunday evening after being in ill health for seven years.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Rev. Norbert E. King officiating and burial in the parish cemetery.  A general rosary service was held Tuesday evening at the Myre Funeral Home.

The former Rose Marie Viere was born November 20, 1903 in Freeport, Minnesota.  At the age of sixteen she entered nurses training at St. Alexius Hospital at Bismarck, North Dakota and was employed as an anesthetist for seventeen years at Roan=Struss Clinic in Bismarck.

She was married on June 5, 1948 at Bismarck to Edward Rogstad who survives her.  In 1951 the couple came to Loyal and have lived here since then.  She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Altar Society of which she was president for two years.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Rogstad is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Donald (Dorothy) Weyhmiller, Mrs. Ray (Delores) La Barge and Mrs. Melvin (Marian) Ayers, Loyal; and Mrs. Thomas (Anita) Martens, Monterey, California; three sons, Harold, Bismarck, North Dakota; Vernon, Loyal and Clarence, Oshkosh; her mother, Mrs. Ferdinand Viere, Bismarck; 28 grandchildren; six brothers, Leo Viere and Joe Viere, New Munith, Minnesota; Norbert Viere, Park Ridge, Illinois; Arnold Viere, St. Rosa, Minnesota; Nandy, St. Paul, Minnesota; and Ben Viere, Chicago, Illinois; eight sisters, Mrs. Clifford (Frances) Prichett, and Mrs. John (Lorraine) Timme, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Mrs. Martin (Hermaine) Dwyer, Mrs. John (Marie) Wright, Chicago, Illinois; Mrs. Ervin (Ann) Haddigan, Nome, North Dakota; Mrs. Joe (Agnes) Elfering, St. Rosa, Minnesota; Mrs. Norman (Catherine) Liendecker, Guthrie, Minnesota; and Mrs. Henry (Ardella) Meyer, Salem, Oregon.  One brother preceded her in death.




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