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Rose Louise (Gaier) Roesser

January 18, 2014 ~ April 22, 2014
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Rose Louise Roesser, 100, passed away at Dorothy Love Retirement Community in Sidney on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:40 PM.  She was born January 18, 1914 in Fort Loramie, Ohio the daughter of Charles and Sophia (Bernhold) Gaier and the stepdaughter of Eleanor Overman Gaier and they are deceased.  She married Roger Roesser on November 13, 1943 and he passed away in 1997.  Surviving are three daughters, Diane McKinney and husband Don of Sidney; Janice Grieve and husband Nick of Sidney and Mary Bertsch and husband Al of Sidney and two sons, James Roesser and wife Linda of Dayton, Ohio and Robert Roesser and wife Pam of Wapakoneta, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Mark McKinney, Megan McKinney, Kelly Kerber, Brian Roesser, Laura Krull, Aaron Roesser, Rachel Schumann, Amber Roesser, Kris Bertsch and Kara Bertsch and two step-grandchildren, Ian Grieve and Gillian Grieve and ten great-grandchildren and a brother-in-law, Dutch Carey of Sidney.  One son, Roy "Butch" Roesser,  three sisters, Mary Poeppelman, Louise Carey and Irene Imwalle  and five brothers, Elmer Gaier, Jake Gaier, Clem Gaier, Chris Gaier and Robert Gaier and a grandson, Matthew Bertsch are deceased.  Mrs. Roesser attended Fort Loramie High School and worked at a shoe factory in Minster and at the Copeland Corporation in Sidney.  She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and the Ladies Altar Rosary Sodality.  She bowled in ladies and couples leagues for 15 years.  She enjoyed painting, ceramics, needlework, crocheting, handicrafts and various styles of music, especially swing and country.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney with Rev. Daniel Hess.   Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.   Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home on Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 2-6 PM.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Dorothy Love Life Care Fund, 3003 W. Cisco Rd., Sidney, Ohio  45365 or Holy Angels Catholic Church, 324 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, Ohio  45365.  Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.  Condolences may be expressed to the Roesser family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home’s web site at:  www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com

Donations may be made to:

Holy Angels Catholic Church
324 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365,
Tel: 1-937-498-2307

Dorothy Love Life Care Fund
3003 W. Cisco Rd. Sidney Ohio, 45365,
Tel: 937-498-2391

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