December 13, 1920 – March 4, 2012
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Rose C. Stommes, age 91, who died Sunday at her home surrounded by her family. Entombment will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.
A visitation for Rose will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Catholic United Financial, Catholic Order of Foresters, St. Boniface Christian Women and St. Julian Mission Group will pray a rosary at 4:30 p.m. Parish prayers will be at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue in the St. Boniface Church Narthex one hour prior to mass on Thursday.
Rose was born in Richmond, MN to Henry C. and Elisabeth (Vogt) Geers. She married Alois G. Stommes on June 28, 1949 in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Richmond. Rose loved to crochet, quilt, craft, garden, read, bake and cook for her family. She was a wonderful artist, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Rose was active with the St. Boniface Catholic Church helping where and whenever she could. She was a member of St. Boniface Parish, Catholic United Financial, American Legion Auxiliary, Catholic Order of Foresters, Christian Women and St. Julian Mission Group.
Survivors include her husband, Alois “Al”; children, Ken (Mary), Wally (Diane), Cathy (John) Clapp, Marguerite “Peggy” (Jerry) Losinski, David, Anita Noska; 16 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Edward, Frank, Bernard, Alois, Joseph, Henry G., Raymond; sister, Veronica Manuel and granddaughter Tamara Noska.