Lucille Lillian Rossow, 87


Lucille Lillian Rossow of Cedar Community passed away Sunday, July 19, 2009 at the age of 87 years.

Lucille was born on July 5, 1922 in Okabena, Minn. to Edward and Pansy (nee Leach) Hochstein. On Sept. 16, 1938, she married Emmet Martin Rossow in Fairmont, Minn.

In the 1950s, Lucille and Emmet moved to Wisconsin. Over the years she worked for General Telephone as the chief telephone operator, B.C. Ziegler and the Milwaukee Journal.

Lucille is survived by her three children, Connie (Stanley) Hall and Robert (Susan) Rossow, both of West Bend, and Linda (Joel) Nehrbass of Kewaskum. Also surviving are her 12 grandchildren, Michael (Marj) Hall, Douglas (Lisa) Hall, Scott (Darlene) Hall, Mark (Lisa) Hall, Tracy (Tracy) Weseman, Malissa (Udo) Misch, Daryl (Lara) Kistenmacher, Kristin Rossow, Megan Rossow, Jeffrey (Cindy) Nehrbass and Joelle (Corey) Gerlach; 17 great grandchildren; a sister, Thelma of Hutchison, Minn.; a sister-in-law, Agnes Radke of Hartford; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter and son-inlaw, Brinda and Todd Kistenmacher; a grandson, Jamie M. Nehrbass, and her brothers, Frank and Harold Hochstein.

Funeral services for Lucille will be on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 6 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church 799 St. Paul Dr. Slinger with Rev. James A. Castillo officiating. Visitation will take place at the church on Thursday, July 22 from 4 p.m. until time of service at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St Paul's Church or Cedar Lake Home are appreciated.

The family would like to extend a warm thank you to Dr. Eric Weber and the staff at Cedar Lake Health and rehabilitation Center for their exceptional care and support.

The Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger is assisting the family, 644-5296, www.phillipfuneralhome.com.