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Rosemarie Elizabeth Lechner

January 30, 1928 May 8, 2019
Rosemarie Elizabeth Lechner
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Obituary for Rosemarie Elizabeth Lechner

Rosemarie E. Lechner (nee Christ) age 91 of Hartford, Wisconsin passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in the comfort of her home.

Rosie was born January 30, 1928 in Rubicon, WI to Rose (nee Hauser) and Edward Christ. She was united in marriage to Francis E. Lechner “Fritz” on May 1, 1948 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Woodland, WI. Rosie worked in the kitchen at the Hartford High School for 11 years, Weyenberg Shoe Factory for 7 years, and at Lee Custom Engineering for 10 years. She was a member of St. Kilian Catholic Church for over 60 years. She cherished her family dearly and her friends. She enjoyed cooking for her family, going up-north, playing cards (especially Canasta) and Bingo.

Rosie is survived by her four loving sons, Thomas (Kristine) of Richfield, Donald (Doris), Joseph (Kathleen), and Robert Lechner, all of Hartford; two loving daughters, Cheryl (Michael) Checolinski and JoAnn Engelke, both of Hartford; cherished grandchildren, Jennifer (Chris) Ziegelbauer, Michael (Dana) Lechner, Michelle, Scott (Jill), Derek (Sasha) Lechner, David (Breanne), Blake Lechner, Ryan, Ricky Checolinski, Kristin(Jeff) Williams, Heather Engelke, Cynthia Hartl, Sean (Shawnda) Van Derel, and Luke Lechner; cherished great-grandchildren, Neyana, Andre, Ziegelbauer, Korbin, Layla, Clayton, Parker, and Farrah Lechner, Lennon Lechner, Colin Schmitt, Rowan, Griffin Williams, Isabella Hartl, Easton, Isla, and Elliott Van Derel; dear sister, Dolores Margelowsky; and dear sister-in-law, Shirley Christ. She is further survived by loved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; parents-in-law, Cecelia (nee Bingen) and Joseph Lechner; beloved husband of nearly 53 years, Fritz; son-in-law, Peter Engelke; sisters, Lorraine (Walter) Stucke and Sally (Otto) Frieman; brother, Marvin Christ; brother-in-law, Lloyd Margelowsky; sisters-in-law, Marie (Edgar) VanBeek, Margaret (Joe) Reis, Helen (Norbert) Elsinger, Florence (Gordon) Perenchio, Bernice (Ray) Jochem, and Dorothy (Don) Menzel; and brothers-in-law, Paul and Joseph (Florence) Lechner.

Mass of Christian Burial for Rosie will be celebrated Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:00p.m. at St. Kilian Catholic Church (264 W. State Street Hartford, WI 53027) with Fr. Mike Petrie officiating.

Family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Monday from 2:30-5:45p.m.

Interment in St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery-Hartford, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:00a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Rosie, to St. Kilian Catholic Church (428 Forest Street Hartford, WI 53027) or to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation are appreciated.


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Visitation

Monday

13

May

2:30 PM 5/13/2019 2:30:00 PM - 5:45 PM 5/13/2019 5:45:00 PM
St. Kilian Catholic Church

264 W. State St.
Hartford, WI 53027

St. Kilian Catholic Church
264 W. State St. Hartford 53027 WI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday

13

May

6:00 PM 5/13/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
St. Kilian Catholic Church

264 W. State St.
Hartford, WI 53027

St. Kilian Catholic Church
264 W. State St. Hartford 53027 WI
United States

Committal

Tuesday

14

May

10:00 AM 5/14/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:15 AM 5/14/2019 10:15:00 AM
St. Kilian CC Cemetery

3901 Airport Dr.
Hartford, WI 53027

Meet at Shimon Funeral Home for procession 9:40am

St. Kilian CC Cemetery
3901 Airport Dr. Hartford 53027 WI
United States
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