May 21, 1923 – January 5, 2015

 

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 8, 2015 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Marcella “Sally” Rossman, age 91, who died Monday at Country Manor in Sartell, MN. Burial will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 7th at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Parish Prayers will be at 8:00 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., Thursday morning at the funeral home.

Sally was born in Cold Spring to John and Rose (Fleischhacker) Steil. She married Gilbert Rossman on May 4, 1942 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring. Sally was a homemaker, did reupholstery with her husband Gilbert, and crocheted numerous afghans and hand towels. She loved playing cards, cooking and watching the Minnesota Twins. Sally was a member of St. Boniface Parish, Cold Spring VFW Auxiliary, Christian Women and Catholic United Financial.

Survivors include her children, Gene (Ida), Jim (Rhonda), Ron (Nancy), Karen (Mike) Behnen, Jerry (June), Connie (Brian) Ginter; siblings, Mary Grimm, Vic Steil; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert (1978); siblings, Waldemar, Alphonse, Loretta Faber, Angela Kraemer, Hildegard Menzhuber, and grandson, Nicholas Rossman.