March 23, 1950 - Aug. 20, 2019
Catherine M. Rose, age 69, of Park Falls, died on Tuesday Aug. 20, 2019, at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls. She was born on March 23, 1950 in Park Falls, the daughter of Earl and Agnes (Hoffman) Nessman. Her early life and schooling were in Park Falls. After graduating from high school, she continued her education and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UW-Stevens Point. On Dec. 1, 1990 she married David Rose in Park Falls. Catherine worked for the local sewing factories in Park Falls and was a member of the Park Falls American Legion Auxiliary, and a former member of the Park Falls Zoning Board. She was an expert seamstress, a fabulous cook, and a caregiver to many people. Catherine especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Dave of Park Falls; three stepchildren: John (Diane) Rose of Colfax, Joe (Heidi) Rose of Seattle, Washington, and Heidi (Floyd) Pipkorn of Elk Mound; seven step-grandchildren; three sisters: Nancy (Jim) Lobermeier of Woodruff, Jane Hardginski of Marshfield, and Mary Nessman of Minneapolis, Minnesota; one brother, Phil Nessman of Park Falls; one brother-in-law, Paul (Jeanette) Rose of Butternut; one sister-in-law, Judy (Dennis) Peterson of Park Falls; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers: Greg and Jim Nessman.
A visitation and memorial service was held on Aug. 24 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Park Falls. Deacon Chet Ball officiated.
Interment will follow at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.