Obit: German, Rose Renee (1964 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: German, Heisler, Kramer, Leiby, Swarr

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 8/20/2015

German, Rose Renee (Leiby) (10 MAR 1964 - 19 AUG 2015)

Rose Renee (Leiby) German was born to Howard and Margaret (Heisler) Leiby on March 10, 1964 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania.

In her early school days she attended the Tamaqua Area Schools and lived in Lewistown Valley with a Tamaqua address. In 1973, Rose moved along with her parents and brother to a dairy farm in rural Dorchester, Wisconsin. She attended and then graduated from the Abbotsford High School in 1982.

After high school, Rose continued helping on the family farm. She obtained a job a Suttner's Cheese Plant until they closed. She worked at Kramer's IGA in the bakery, Abbotsford Produce Plant (both in Abbotsford), and at Time Federal Savings and Loan in Owen until 1994 just prior to the birth of their son, David.

Rose Leiby and Terrence German of Owen were joined in marriage on November 13, 1993. They farmed together at the Owen farm until her death. Their son, David was born January 6, 1995.

Rose enjoyed the farm, gardening, canning and freezing, and taking care of the animals on the farm. As a young person, she had invited the Lord into her life to be a follower of Christ. She was baptized and was a member of the Curtiss Alliance Church. Rose suffered from cancer the last years of her life. She went into the presence of the Lord on Wednesday evening, August 19, 2015.

Rose is lovingly survived by her family, church family and many friends. She is survived in life by her husband, Terrence German and her son, David; her brother, Lester (Sharon) Leiby of Dorchester; her sisters, Ruth Ann Kramer of Neillsville and Linda (Carl) Swarr of Curtiss; 13 nieces and nephews and 8 grand-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Margaret Leiby and her still-born son, Jonathan.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Curtiss Alliance Church. Pastor Carl Swarr will officiate. Interment will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, Town of Mayville. Family and friends are welcome form 12:00 noon until time of service Tuesday at the church.



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