Rose Mary Zochowski, 83 of Carleton, was reunited with the Lord surrounded by family and friends in her home on Wednesday.
Friends may call from 5 – 9 p.m. Thursday and 1 – 9 p.m. Friday at Rupp Funeral Home where the Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Thursday evening. She will lie instate 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Church, Carleton until service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at
Born October 11, 1928 in
An excellent baker, everyone raved about her pies, desserts and cinnamon rolls (a gift for new neighbors). Vacations included family and friends enjoying the natural beauty of our national parks. Sharing 45 years of faith with the Comboni Missionaries, serving on their auxiliary, hosting scholastics and priests, celebrating masses in her home. IHM Sisters were regulars. Visiting
Rose Mary had an open door policy. She welcomed exchange students from
Loved life, unselfishly sharing hers, bestowing the warm gift of hugs to all.
Surviving are sons Gregory (Ellen Frances) Zochowski, Thomas (Cathy) Zochowski, Robert (Anne) Zochowski, and Michael Zochowski; daughters Kathryn (Jay) Novak, Patricia (Joseph) Mikulsky, Janet (Gary) Brant, Alice (Craig) Deland, Barbara (Brian) DeGrande, Elizabeth (Tom Cozart) Menard, and Mary (Joseph) Hypio; siblings Cletus (Pauline) Wickenheiser, Herman (Elaine) Wickenheiser and Rita Zochowski; grandchildren Peter Zochowski, Katherine Zochowski, Melissa Zochowski, Eric (Jo) Zochowski, Paul (Kristy) Zochowski, Danielle Zochowski, Stephanie Zochowski, Jennifer (Chris) Johnston, Sarah (Shane) Nolff, Elizabeth (Dane) Snyder, Jacob Mikulsky, Rachel Mikulsky, Jessica (Andy) Benson, Nicholas Brant, Alexander Brant, Joshua (Rose Modica) Deland, Timothy (Sarah Weiss) Deland, Nicole DeGrande, Kathryn DeGrande, Matthew (Ashleigh) Menard, Michelle Menard, Michael (Melanie) Menard, Nicholas Zochowski, Rochelle Zochowski, Samantha Hypio, Sydney Hypio, and Steven Hypio; 14 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Rose Mary was preceded by brothers Lawrence and Earl; sisters Clara Joblinski, Teresa Reaume, Agnes Vandevelde; son-in-law Roch Menard; granddaughter Olivia Zochowski.
Memorials may be made to Comboni Missionaries, Mercy Memorial Hospice or St. Patrick Church.
Online condolences may be sent through www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com.