October 27, 1916 - July 31, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Minden Township for Rose U. Murn, age 98, who died Friday at Talahi Care Center in St. Cloud. Rev. Michael Wolfbauer will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids. Parish prayers will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Rose was born October 27, 1916 in Mayhew Lake to Peter & Catherine (Stuber) Schueller. She married John G. Murn on October 15, 1935. Rose was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Christian Mothers and Sauk Rapids Senior Citizens. She was a 4-H leader for many years and enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren show at the Benton County Fair. Rose also enjoyed gardening, crocheting, canning, quilting, sewing, Bingo, playing cards and traveling, especially to Ireland. Rose was gifted with a great sense of humor and a wonderful spirit. She was everyone’s Grandma Rosie.

Survivors include her children, Kathy Rydberg of Sauk Rapids, Patricia (Bill ) Murn Benedict of Rice, Diane Hodel of Elk River, Jack (Rose Ann) of Sauk Rapids, Denise (Joe) Scapanski of Sauk Rapids, Roseann “Sug” (Bruce) Latterell of Foley,; 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren. Rose was preceded in death by her husband John; son, Joey; son-in-law, Donald Hodel; brothers, Peter, Leo and Roman Schueller; sisters, Margaret Rausch, Sally Ratka, Viola Schueller, Loretta Robeling, Bertha Peterson and Wilma Berg.

The family would like to thank all those who shared in Rosie’s life.