Rosella Timm, 87Rosella Edna Timm, 87, Alexandria, died Friday, March 30, 2012.
Rosella Edna Timm, 87, Alexandria, died Friday, March 30, 2012.
Rosella was born August 3, 1924 in Gaylord, the daughter of Albert and Ida (Schauer) Goetsch. She was raised on the family farm and schooled at Gaylord. Following her schooling, Rosella began working with her brother at a restaurant and gas station in Gaylord.
On December 2, 1945 Rosella was united in marriage to Ellsworth Timm in Gaylord. The couple made their home in Gaylord until 1957. Rosella and her family moved to Montevideo and later to Coon Rapids in 1961. Ellsworth took a job teaching at Alexandria Technical College and the family moved to Alexandria in 1963. Rosella has been a resident of Alexandria for the last 49 years.
Rosella was an excellent fisherwoman. She loved fishing in the summer and winter. Rummaging and buying antiques at rummage sales was something Rosella enjoyed. She bought antique furniture pieces, which Ellsworth repaired or restored for her. Rosella also enjoyed playing cards, especially euchre and pinochle. She was an excellent cook and baker; no one made fried chicken better than Rosella. Her family was Rosella’s greatest joy and she loved spending time with her brothers and sisters, her grandchildren and her children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellsworth Timm; three brothers, Benny, Delford and Arnold Goetsch; and two sisters, Ella Perbix and Melinda Doerre.
Rosella is survived by her three children, Laura Buss and husband, Al, of Morris, Jeff Timm and wife, Mary, of Alexandria and Linnae Pederson of Alexandria; six grandchildren, Jon Buss, Darin (Stephanie) Buss, Erika (Sam) Rodriguez, Josh Timm, Aaron (Nicole) Pederson and Adam (Melissa) Pederson; great-grandchildren, Tyler Buss, Trevor Buss, Travis Buss, Logan Timm, Shane Timm, Benjamin Rodriguez, Jacob Rodriguez, Anicia Menefee and Mason Pederson.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. The Rev. Greg Billberg will officiate. Randy Morken and Corey Peterson will provide music. Interment will follow at Kinkead Cemetery. Casket bearers include Aaron Pederson, Adam Pederson, Jon Buss, Darin Buss, Josh Timm, Dereck Buss and Ryan Buss.
Visitation is Tuesday, April 10 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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