Rosa Pfalz of Oconomowoc, formerly of Hartland, passed away peacefully Sept. 8, 2014.
She was the cherished wife of 58 years to Josef, who devoted his life to her care. She was the loving mother of Hans (Carol), Mary (Craig) Swartwout, Sue (Bill) Ruf and Joey (Jill); proud Omi to Chris, Melissa, Amanda, Aimee, Mitchell, Matthew, Alex, Katie and Lacey; and great-grandmother to Michael and Lucas. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Rosa was born in Yugoslavia and relocated to Austria after World War II.
There she met and married the love of her life, Joe. The newlyweds immigrated to America in 1957 with their infant son in tow. Rosa loved her life as a stay-at-home mom and homemaker. She found great joy in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the United Donauschwaben of Milwaukee.
Visitation will be held at Evert-Luko Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 12, from 11 a.m. to noon, with a brief service to follow.
Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-367-2156 or visit online at www.evertlukofuneralhome.com.