|Rose Marie Wallace Michaelis Tredway
August 16, 1925–April 12, 2009
|Rose Marie Tredway, 83, of Center Junction, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, after a long and courageous fight with complications of congestive heart failure, with loving family at her side.
A Mass of Christian burial was held on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello. Burial was in the Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa. Friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming, where a vigil service was held at 6:30 p.m.
Rose Marie was born on August 16, 1925 in Albert Lee, Minnesota, daughter of William and Gladys (Shave) Wallace. She married Rolland Michaelis on April 6, 1945 in Albert Lee, Minnesota. He died in 1966. Rose married Miles Tredway on June 21, 1968 in Oxford Junction, Iowa.
Along with her husband, Rolland, they owned and operated the DX Station in Onslow until his death in 1966. After marrying Miles, she shared his farming and political career as Jones County Supervisor until he retired. Rose was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello. She enjoyed playing cards and sharing coffee with their large circle of friends. For the past sixteen months, she has been a resident of the Anamosa Care Center. She is greatly loved and will be sadly missed by her entire family.
Rose is survived by her husband, Miles Tredway of Center Junction; seven children, Rozanne Phillips of Tacoma, WA, Robert (Annette) Michaelis of Monticello, Ruth (Terry) Campbell of Morris, IL., Ramona (Mac) Harris of Wapello, Rhonda Simmons of Coggin, Ross (fiancé Twila Rundle) Michaelis of Anamosa, and Mary Beth Tredway of Cedar Rapids; fourteen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; one brother, Dale (Jeannette) Wallace of New Richland, MN; sisters-in-law, Ilsie Wallace and Lorraine Wallace of Minnesota, and Rosemary Kenney of Oxford, Iowa; a brother-in-law, Lavern Farris of Garner, Iowa; plus a wonderfully crazy number of nieces and nephews and their families.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Rolland; her parents; two brothers, Jimmy and Donny Wallace; one sister, Dorothy Farris; two nephews and their wives; one great granddaughter; and one great grandson.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt