Rose R. Weddig

Rose R. Weddig, 96, of Oshkosh, was born into eternal life on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008.

She was born to the late John and Regina Schaeffer in Auburn Township on June 15, 1911, and married Edward F. Weddig on April 21, 1934 in Kewaskum.

He preceded her in death on June 15, 1981.

Rose was an active member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

She moved to Oshkosh in 1985, where she was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church until her death.

She is survived by seven children: Lee (June) Weddig of Calabash, N.C., Judy (Jerry) Webester of Wauwatosa, Sue (Allan) Martin of Oshkosh, John Weddig of Shrewsbury, Mass., Tom (Joanne) Weddig of Oshkosh, Mary Weddig of Oshkosh and Edward (Jean) Weddig of West Bend.

She is further survived by 20 grandchildren, Andrew (Cindy) Weddig, Lisa (Gary) Nash, Katherine (Mike) Ecker, Karen Wolf, Kim Kaiser, Kelly (Mark) Haznaw, Greg (Lauri) Martin, Kris (Steve) Fredrick, Doug Martin, Dennis Martin, Steve Martin, Jeff (Kristen Krasny) Martin, William Weddig, Randy (Sandy) Weddig, Jennifer (Wayne) Wambold, Carrie (Steve) Molitor, David (Denise) Weddig, James (Deanna) Weddig, Tracey (Eric) Extence and Dennis (Erica) Weddig; 32 great-grandchildren; one brother, Gerald (Eunice) Schaeffer of Kewaskum; sisters-in-law, Evy Jansen, Lillian Kuester and Ella Weddig; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Paul Schaeffer; two sisters, Cyrilla (Al) Tischendorf and Mari (Al) Thrill; and a grandson, Nicholas Weddig.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, Osh-kosh.

Father Thomas Reynebeau was the celebrant, and burial was at 2:30 p.m., in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Kewaskum.

A memorial has been established by the wishes of the family.

The Fiss & Bills-Poklasny Funeral Home, Oshkosh, assisted the family.

The family wishes to extend its deepest gratitude for the loving care provided by the Bethel Home Dementia Unit.