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.