Rosina “Rosie” Brossart, 90, Rugby, died Sunday, July 31, 2011, at the Heart of America Medical Center.

Rosie was born September 16, 1920, to Engelbret and Elizabeth (Duchscherer) Kuntz in Round Lake Township, McHenry County–Blumenfeld, North Dakota. She was raised in the area and went to school there. She worked as a housekeeper in area homes until she married John J. Brossart on October 30, 1946, in Rugby. They lived in Berwick until moving to Rugby in 1988."/>
Rosina “Rosie” Brossart, 90, Rugby, died Sunday, July 31, 2011, at the Heart of America Medical Center.

Rosie was born September 16, 1920, to Engelbret and Elizabeth (Duchscherer) Kuntz in Round Lake Township, McHenry County–Blumenfeld, North Dakota. She was raised in the area and went to school there. She worked as a housekeeper in area homes until she married John J. Brossart on October 30, 1946, in Rugby. They lived in Berwick until moving to Rugby in 1988."/> Rosina “Rosie” Brossart | News, Sports, Jobs - The Pierce County Tribune
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Rosina “Rosie” Brossart

Aug 5, 2011

Rosina “Rosie” Brossart

Rosina “Rosie” Brossart, 90, Rugby, died Sunday, July 31, 2011, at the Heart of America Medical Center.

Rosie was born September 16, 1920, to Engelbret and Elizabeth (Duchscherer) Kuntz in Round Lake Township, McHenry CountyBlumenfeld, North Dakota. She was raised in the area and went to school there. She worked as a housekeeper in area homes until she married John J. Brossart on October 30, 1946, in Rugby. They lived in Berwick until moving to Rugby in 1988. While living in Berwick, she raised livestock including chickens, ducks, cows, and hogs. While living in Rugby, Rosie worked in the Green Thumb Program at Ely Elementary School and the Harold S. Haaland Home. She also did babysitting in Rugby. Rosie will be remembered peddling around Rugby on her adult-size tricycle. Her husband had engineered the cycle. Mr. Brossart died August 12, 1997. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and many other needle crafts. She had been a resident of the long term care unit at Heart of America Medical Center for the past several years.

She was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

She is survived by her brother, Frank Kuntz, Rugby; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Mary and Frances Steffen, Theresa Bachmeier, and Dorothy Bohem; and brothers, Sebastian, John, Julius, George, and Mike Kuntz.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Little Flower Catholic Church, Rugby, with burial in the church cemetery.

Rev. Thomas Graner officiated. Music was provided by Glenda Mack, organist, and Galen J. Mack, soloist.

Pallbearers were Bennie and Bob Brossart, Kenny and John Kuntz, Jim Mattern and Eddie Senger.

Arrangements by Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rugby.

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