Rose Marie Mentink

Rose Marie Mentink, 79, of the town of Wayne, formerly of New Berlin, peacefully entered heaven on Friday, April 4, 2008.

She was born on May 18, 1928, in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Harry and Florence Marie (Head) Grandy, and on May 1, 1965, she was united in marriage to Raymond Mentink at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Milwaukee.

Rose was a past member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, and a dedicated school teacher for 30 years.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

Survivors include her cherished and devoted husband of 42 years, Raymond; two loving children, Joseph (Peggie) Mentink of the town of Wayne and Rose Mary (Ken) Ripp of Greenville; five adoring grandchildren, Megan, Morgan, Grace, Benjamin and Nathan; a dear brother, Patrick (late Patsy) Grandy of Milwaukee; and she was a special aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She is also survived by other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Rose will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 7, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

Father Edwin Kornath and Father Robert McDermott will concelebrate, and private burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Monday from 4 p.m. until the time of Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Rose’s memory to Cedar Community-Home, Health and Hospice, 5595 Highway Z, West Bend, WI 53095 are appreciated.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Rose’s arrangements.

Additional information and guest book may be found at

Special thanks to the faithful "family" at Cedar Lake Health Care for their love of Rose and the family over the past three years.