Rose Marie Kisner
June 9, 1955 - October 31, 2012

Rose Marie Kisner, 57, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at her home in Oelwein.

Visitation will be from 3-7 PM on Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be at 11 AM on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the funeral home as well.

Rose was born on June 9, 1955 in Oelwein, Iowa the daughter of Sylvester and Elfrieda (Hettinger) Kisner. She was a life long Oelwein resident, where she had worked for several businesses over the years including as a cook at Joan & Al’s Supper Club, bartender for the Friendly Tap, Tom’s Tap and Bob-O-Link’s’ Lounge, and as a warehouse manager for Norby’s Farm Fleet in Independence. She was also an Oelwein Graduate.  

Rose loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed attending her son’s softball games, watching her grandchildren grow up and special times with family and friends. They will all miss her very much.

Rose is survived by her son, Ryan and his wife, Tara Kisner of Oelwein, Iowa; her three grandchildren, Samantha Love Frost, Ella Kisner and Kailynn Kisner; her two brothers, James and his wife, Beth Kisner of Early, Iowa and Robert and his wife, Neta Kisner of Oelwein and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester and Elfrieda; two brothers, Bing Kisner and Eugene Kisner; and a nephew, Thadius Kisner. 

A memorial fund has been established.

 

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Mary Ricchio Bruns on November 6, 2012 at 5:39 PM said:

sorry to hear about Rose,we had many fun times growing up,the same neighborhood ,go out and play ball in the park thats now filled with new homes,lost contact with Rose but always thought about you,rest in peace Rose!!
Alice Stanek on November 3, 2012 at 10:55 AM said:

Rose and I worked together years ago. Even tho that time had passed whenever we bumped into each other we picked up the chatter as if the years melted away. She was a very warming and caring woman. She will be missed by all.
Alice Stanek on November 3, 2012 at 10:55 AM said:

Rose and I worked together years ago. Even tho that time had passed whenever we bumped into each other we picked up the chatter as if the years melted away. She was a very warming and caring woman. She will be missed by all.
Sandy Shea Ries on November 2, 2012 at 7:59 PM said:

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Rose's family. Rose was a wonderful person who loved to have fun! I have many fond memories and will cherish them! RIP Rose. Sandy
Barbara Robinson on November 2, 2012 at 6:20 PM said:

Rose was one of the first people I knew in Oelwein...she was a great woamn and friend...I send my prayers to her family..
Becky Robinson on November 2, 2012 at 3:36 AM said:

Ryan and all the family --- my thoughts and prayers go to you all.

I have so many great memories that go way back years and years ago.

We had fun working together and being friends for so long and our phone conversations picked right up where they ended at each time. RIP Rose !!!
Marilyn Clendenen on November 1, 2012 at 7:52 PM said:

I am writing this with a very sad heart after hearing of Rose's passing. I have so many good memories of her thru the years that I lived in Oelwein. May she rest in peace and be united with her family that left before her. She will be missed by many.
Louise & gary smith on November 1, 2012 at 7:02 PM said:

Rose will be missed by all. We have very good memories of her. We know now she is in a better place and happy with no pain. Good bless you all.
JoAnn Lenz on November 1, 2012 at 5:55 PM said:

To The Family of Rose Kisner:
I can't express enough words to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. She was a very special person and will be missed, If there is anything I can do please let me know,my prayers are with all of you.

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