Rosella Truwe, 83

Rosella Truwe

Rosella M. Truwe age 83 of Amiret passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tracy. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 at the Tracy Area Funeral Home with a 5:00 p.m. Rosary service and 7:30 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Thursday at church. Burial will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery at Tracy. Online condolences may be sent at Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Rosella Marie Truwe was born April 17, 1935 in a farmhouse near Garvin, Minnesota to Lawrence Edward and Mary Lucille (Pilaczynski) McCoy. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic Church. Rosella graduated from Tracy Public School in 1954 and went on to earn her Nursing Assistant Certificate.
On September 10, 1955, Rosella was united in marriage to Robert J. Truwe at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tracy, Minnesota. The couple resided at Currie, and later settled in Amiret. Rosella worked at Campbell’s Soup Company in Worthington, Minnesota, Christian Manor in Tracy, and Weiner Memorial Hospital in Marshall, Minnesota. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, traveling, and was a fantastic cook and baker. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Rosella is survived by her husband Robert of Amiret; children: Rose Marie Brooks of Tracy, Patricia (Larry) Lavoie of Tracy, Robert (Kathy) of Amiret, Geralyn (Wade) Jensen of Las Vegas, NV, Ann (Joe Knyakal) Truwe of Poynette, WI, Michael J. of Amiret, David of Maynard, and Donald of Marshall; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild; step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; and siblings: Beatrice (Raymond) Maeyaert, Jim (Irene) McCoy, Elizabeth Harberts, and Margaret Geodtke.
She is preceded in death by her parents, 2 infant sons: Michael Robert and baby John.