Lucille C. Roesner was born on February 15, 1917, in Delafield Township, Jackson County, Minnesota to the late Albert August and Charlotte (Kuhnau) Rossow. She was baptized at an early age and later confirmed. Lucille received her education in rural District 66.
On January 1, 1939, Lucille was united in marriage to Howard "Dick" Roesner at the Delafield parsonage. They then farmed in Belmont Township of Jackson County during their working years. Also, during this time, Lucille worked at the Sogge Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom as a therapist until retiring in 1980 after twenty years of devoted work. In 1986, Dick and Lucille moved to Windom and on April 5, 1988, Dick passed away. After his death, Lucille continued to live in Windom.
In January of 2012, Lucille became a resident of the Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom where she passed away peacefully on January 30, 2013, at the age of 95 year.
Lucille was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom. She will be remembered for her love of crocheting, her flower gardens, spending time in northern Minnesota, traveling in their motor home after retiring, fishing and time spent with family.
Lucille is survived by her four children, Roland Roesner and his wife, Joanne, of Windom; Arlen Roesner and his wife, Jan of Willmar; Diane Mathison and her husband, Ronald, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Carmyn Christopherson and her husband, HP "Bud", of Prior Lake; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Marietta Fink of Windom; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Howard "Dick" Roesner; two sons, Lyle and Darvin Roesner; three brothers, Alvin, Clarence and Harold; and three sisters, Dorothy, Anita and Myrtle.
Blessed be the memory of Lucille C. Roesner.
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Extending my sympathy to Lucille's family from another former neighbor and Dist. 89 pupil. Many memories from years back. Good neighbors.
Dick and Lucille were our neighbors across the hills and pasture along the river. I remember our families getting together for birthdays, and New Years Eve, when we would have oyster stew. The adults played a lot of ca... more
Although i haven't seen Lucille in awhile i will always remember her stopping and asking me how Jackie was doing (Jackie was my dad) She was the only one i knew that called him that. My grandma (Jessie Rossow) just passe... more
I had not seen Dick & Lucille for many years but I do remember all the fun times that were had. As mentioned family gatherings where Lucille brought many goodies and Fox Lake for Alvin & Roberta anniversary. Boy could Di... more
I don't have a clear 'first' memory of Grandma, she just always WAS. I spent every weekend on the farm from birth until I was just entering my teens. So many beautiful memories...the way her bathroom smelled of 'Prell'... more
Dick and Lucille were wonderful neighbors and I especially remember Lucille's part in old District 89 school. How she brought food and helped in so many ways at the school activities and picnics. Blessed be her memory. ... more