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Edna M. Rose

January 19, 1917 — September 12, 2019

Edna Rose, 102, of Langdon, ND, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon.

Edna Mary Geisen was born January 19, 1917, in Dresden, ND, to Anton and Gertrude (Munsterman) Geisen. She grew up and attended Dresden School and graduated from St. Alphonsus School in 1934. She continued her education at Valley City State Teachers College and taught in area rural schools for four years. On June 10, 1940, Edna married Edwin Rose at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Dresden. They made their home and farmed in the Langdon area until retiring in 1978.  In 2005, Edna moved to Wheatland Estates for several years and was currently a resident at Maple Manor Care Center.

Edna’s greatest joy was her family and sharing her interests in sewing, gardening, coloring, crossword puzzles, reading, knitting, and baking. She was a member of Perry Homemakers, Farm Bureau Auxiliary, Hospital Auxiliary, and was a 4-H leader for many years. She was a faithful member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and their altar society along with Catholic Daughters.

Surviving Edna are her children: Robert (Claudia) of Eagan, MN , James (Susan) of Anchorage, AK, Mike (Marla) of Minot, ND, Janice (Sam) Dobervich of Fargo, ND, Margaret (Dean) Norman of Baxter, MN, and Fred (Diane) of New Hope, MN; grandchildren: Stefanie (Dennis) Bonnell, Justin (Deb) Rose, Karla (Shawn) Hanson, Matt (Jenny) Rose, Eric (Gretchen) Dobervich, Sara (Shane) Hoeft, Jenna (Jared) Larsen, Aaron (Kristy) Norman, Martha (Jesse) Smithson, Mark (Sarah) Norman, Allison Rose, Hannah Rose, Brian Rose; great-grandchildren: Patrick, Anna, Morgan, Jacob, Andy, Kasey, Reagon, Lauren, Haddie, Isaac, Ellie, Shepherd, Annie, Michael, and Anton along with many nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edwin, granddaughter Katherine Rose, and siblings: John, Walter, Louise, Bill, and Fred.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon. Visitation will be on Monday, September 16, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 6:00 p.m. Rosary and 7:00 p.m. prayer service at Brooks Funeral Home and for one hour prior to service time at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Langdon.

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