April 2, 1930 - October 5, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 9, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sauk Rapids for Rosemary F. Pflipsen, age 85, who passed away Monday at Talahi Nursing Center, St. Cloud. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services on Friday at the Church.

Rosemary was born April 2, 1930 in Ward Springs, Minnesota to Paul and Rose (Minette) Ritter. She married Donald Pflipsen on June 7, 1954 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Ward Springs. Rosemary lived in the St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids area most of her adult life. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rosemary enjoyed quilting, cooking, baking, cribbage and cards. She was a great listener and always enjoyed spending quality time with her grandchildren. Rosemary placed needs of others first, including her children and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.

Rosemary is survived by her loving husband of 61 years Donald of Sauk Rapids; children, Chad (Connie) of Sauk Rapids, Terry (Cheryl) of Sauk Rapids, Nancy (Mike) Kuefler of Sauk Rapids, Cindy (Steve) Ritter of Albany, Gregg (Marilee) of Foley, Patty (John) Aschenbrenner of Rice, Jeannie (Darren) Meehl of Foley, Suzy (Gary) Kruger of Rice; siblings, Marcy Czech, Ken Ritter, Leonard Ritter; has 30 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Randy; grandson, Eric Pflipsen; sister, Marlene Klaphake; brothers, Delbert and Ervin Ritter.