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Rosalie Jean Timmers

September 6, 1938 — January 25, 2018

Rosalie Jean Timmers, 79, Kennan, died peacefully surrounded by her family in the Aspirus Pleasant View Nursing Home in Phillips on Thursday, January 25, 2017. She was born in Kennan, Wisconsin, on September 6, 1938, the daughter of Melvin and Gwendolyn (Smrstick) Moksnes. She was a 1956 graduate of the Phillips High School. She was married to Clifford Timmers in Saint Michaels Catholic Church in Kennan on September 15, 1956. She was employed by the Central School District in Kennan/Catawba as a cook for over 30 years, retiring in 2001. She was a member of Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Catawba and was active in the choir there. In her free time she enjoyed time with her family, cooking and baking –she was very proud of having baked a number of $75.00 pies for fundraisers, gardening and flower gardening, crocheting, watching music programs, travel to Florida, and enjoying the holidays, especially her favorite, Christmas.
She is survived by her husband, Clifford; by four sons, Dale (Terry), Kennan, Randy (Jamie), Appleton, Clayton (Tina), Phillips, and Brad (Tracy), Kennan; by 7 grandchildren, Brandon, Grant, Kiley, Miranda, Alyssa, Erica, and Brianna; by 7 great grandchildren, Kendra, Maison, Ryker, Eva, Brantley, Raelynn, and Owen; by six brothers and sisters, Ron (Betty) Moksnes, Elk River, MN; Pat (Jules) Van Denack, St. Augustine, FL, Duane (Sheila) Moksnes, Minnetonka, MN, Dean (Colleen), Elkton, FL, Galen (Lori) Moksnes, Ramsay, MN, and Brian (Chris) Moksnes, Champlain, MN. She is preceded in death by one son, Terry; and by one brother, Launey Moksnes.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 30, at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Catawba with Father Gerald Hagen celebrating the Funeral Mass. Interment will be in the Kennan Cemetery. Friends may call at the church after 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 29, and on Tuesday from 9:30 until time of services. The Parish Rosary will be said at the church at 7:00 P.M. on Monday evening.
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The Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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