Rosemarie A. Turnmire (nee Tritz)

Rosemarie A. Turnmire (nee Tritz), whose former names were Wood, Sitowski and Melius, joined her son, Aaron Wood, in eternal life Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the age of 84.

She was the loving wife of Douglas Turnmire; beloved mom of Gary (Diana) Wood and Bonni (Dale) Niemiec; devoted grandma of Jason (Patti) Wood and Casey and Kelly Niemiec; and dear great-grandma of Heather and Aaron Wood. She is also survived by her stepchildren, Sue (Bill) Bollech, Tom Turnmire and Beth Gauger, and her step-grandchildren, Brandon, Lindsey, Michael, Mark, JT and Ryan. Rose is further survived by her brother, Clemens Tritz; a sister, Clara Horne; and other family and many friends.

Rose was a long time employee of AT&T (formerly Wisconsin Bell). She was also a member of the Spring City Telephone Club of which she served as secretary treasurer and president.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. service today, Oct. 10, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Private interment will be held at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials to www.copdfoundation.org are appreciated.

The family would like to thank Seasons Hospice for their compassionate care in our time of need.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences. To receive this obit on your smartphone, text 1302146 to 414-301-6422