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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
LaRose Gossette
LaRose B. Gossette, 89, of New Bremen, died at 4:45 a.m. May 27, 2011 at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born April 19, 1922, near New Bremen, to William and Bertha Poppe Dicke.
Surviving are children, Ann (Bernd) Graf, San Jose, Calif., Michael Gossette, Reno, Nev., Susan (Thomas) Rengers and David (Alice) Gossette, all of New Bremen; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are sons, Fred and Thomas Gossette; brothers, Henry and Willis Dicke; and a sister, Wilhelmina Dammeyer.
She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, and the American Legion Post 241, New Bremen. She was a hospital specialist during World War II with the Navy WAVE. She was a 1940 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. She was an apartment manager for 17 years in Fresno, Calif., and was retired from the former Beatrice Foods of New Bremen, where she worked in the laboratory.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in German Protestant Cemetery.
Gilbert-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, is handling arrangements.
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