Rozella Krohmer, Wessington SpringsRozella Mae Krohmer, 92, Wessington Springs, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at her apartment in Wessington Springs.
Rozella Mae Krohmer, 92, Wessington Springs, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at her apartment in Wessington Springs.
She was born on June 4, 1920.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Wessington Springs, with the Rev. Martin Avery officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Wessington Springs.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Basham Funeral Home, Wessington Springs, with the family present. There will be a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service at the church Friday.
Rozella Mae Linafelter was born to James and Dorthea (Schmidt) Linafelter of Alpena.
She attended country school in Jerauld County through the sixth grade, then attended Alpena Public School, graduating from Alpena High School in 1939.
Then she attended Northwest Business College in Huron for one year.
Rozella worked in the office at the Armour Packing Plant in Huron. In Wessington Springs, she worked for AAA, which later became known as the ASCS and FSA office.
On Jan. 8, 1947, Rozella married Fay Krohmer of Wessington Springs.
They had five children: Mary Ann, Keo, Ruth, Fred and Frank.
After marrying Fay, Rozella became a full-time housewife and mother until 1963, when she started working at the assessor’s office.
In 1968, she began working at the nursing home.
Fay and Rozella started going to Arizona in 1969 until Fay’s death in 1993.
She was a member of Viola Ladies Aide and United Methodist Women. She attended First United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and Bible School.
She was a 4-H leader and belonged to Tuesday Sues Extension Club, Winnebago Club, Farmers Union and American Legion Auxiliary.
She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting and embroidering. She made afghans for her children and grandchildren, as well as lap robes for veterans at the veterans’ home and hospital. In addition, she would make afghans and lap robes for the church.
She is survived by her children: Mary Ann (Jim) Hager, Waukon, Iowa; Keo (Mark) Hamilton, Westminister, Colo.; Ruth (Marvin) Kelley, Huron; Fred (Jan) Krohmer, Wessington Springs; and Frank (Chris) Krohmer of Mitchell; 19 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren and her great-great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Pearl Burg, Wessington Springs; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fay, in 1993; her parents, two brothers, a son-in-law, James Seigenthaler, Waukon, Iowa, and three grandchildren.More from around the web