Obit: Rossman, Carrie (1861 - 1945)

Contact: Stickland, Roslyn


----Source: CLARK COUNTY PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 05/10/1945

Rossman, Carrie (7 AUG 1861 - 2 MAY 1945)

Mrs. Carrie Rossman, whose death occurred May 2, 1945, at her home in Neillsville, Clark County, Wis., had been a resident of this community for many years. She was born Carrie Kunz, on Aug. 7, 1861, at Jefferson, Wis., and came as a young woman to Marshfield, Wis., where she taught school for several years. On April 15, 1979, she was married to Fred A. Rossman, at Marshfield, and they came to Neillsville to live. Later in life they lived for a few years at Loyal, and returned to Neillsville in 1919. Mr. Rossman became chief of police in Neillville in 1923, and retired only recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Rossman celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary in 1939, and their sixty-fifth anniversary only a few weeks ago. Nine of their twelve children survive. Mrs. Rossman was the last member of her father's family, and Mr. Rossman is the last surviving member of his father's family.

Funeral services for Mrs. Rossman were conducted at the Jaster Funeral Home Saturday afternoon, May 5, the Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiating. Burial took place in the Neillsville Cemetery.

Relatives from out of town who were here for the funeral services included: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rossman, Jr., Eau Claire; Oscar Rossman, Mr.a nd Mrs. William Rossman and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gibson, Waukesha; Melvin Nelson and daughter, Marion, and Mr. and Mrs. William Shumway, Ordofrdville; Mrs. Donald Rossman, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Amato, Berwyn, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rossman, Havre, Mont. Mrs. Melvin Nelson was here caring for her mother at the time of her death.


Marshfield News Herald

Neillsville--Last rites for Mrs. Fred A. Rossman, 83, who died here at her home at 7 a.m. the morning of May 2, were held at the Jaster Funeral Home at 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon, the Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiating.

Mrs. Jaster sang two hymns; "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Jesus Savior Pilot Me." She was accompanied at the piano by her son, Herbert.

The pallbearers were: George Kramer, George Prochaska, Harry Albright, E. A. Snyder, H. L. Brown and Dave Parry.

Among relative and friends from out of town who attended the services for Mrs. Rossman were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rossman, Jr., Eau Claire;

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