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Rose Mae Witter


Rose Mae Witter, 82, formerly of Wausau, died Wednesday, October 26, 2011 in Woodbury, Minnesota.

She was born May 30, 1929 in Wausau, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Ray and Mary (Emenecker) Curler. Rose Mae married La Vern Witter on June 12, 1954 in Wausau. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1976.

Rose Mae will be especially remembered for her love for and delight in her children, her daughter-in-law and grandchildren; her enduring faith; her generosity and grateful heart; her unconditional dedication to her family; her wide-ranging interest in life and people; her listening presence; her compassion for those who were vulnerable or suffering; her pleasure in good writing and many genres of music; her natural ability to grow beautiful plants and flowers, her inviting family meals, her enjoyment of her pets, and her keen sense of humor.

Survivors include her sons Mike, Mark (Cathy) and Glen; and her daughter, Jacquelyne. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren: Natalie, Alexander, Samantha, Vanessa and Alanna; her sister Joanne Akavickas and her brother Marvin Curler (Lillian); and many nieces and nephews. Rose Mae was preceded in death by her husband, La Vern; by her parents, by her sister Leola, and by her brothers, Glen and Howard.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 4, 2011 at St. Mark Catholic Parish, 602 Military Rd. Rothschild, WI 54474. Visitation will be on Thursday at St. Mark Catholic Parish from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m. and from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. on Friday. Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, WI.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau is in charge of arrangements.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Within her is a spirit intelligent unique manifold subtle active incisive unsullied lucid invulnerable benevolent sharp irresistible beneficent loving to all steadfast dependable unperturbed almighty all surveying… Wisdom 7:22-23

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