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Rose E. Tellefson

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST
Rose E. Tellefson

OTTAWA – Rose Elizabeth Tellefson, 89, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Ottawa.

Rose was born Sept. 6, 1923, in Kincaid, to Dewey and Linda (Foli) Greenan. She married Ivan LaVerne Tellefson on June 21, 1947, in Earlville. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia (Mike) Wagner of Dixon and Denise (Roger) Koch of Ottawa; five grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and a brother, Robert (Joanne) Greenan of Edina, Minn.

She also was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., with prayers at 5:30 p.m. by Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Wednesday at Ottawa Funeral Home. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Columba Church in Ottawa with the Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Memorial Park in Ottawa.

Memorials may be made to the St. Columba Building Fund or Cure JM Foundation.

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