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Rose (Vandenberg) Duescher

January 16, 1927 ~ February 29, 2020 (age 93)

Obituary

Rose Duescher, age 93 Luxemburg, formerly of Kewaunee died on Saturday, February 29, 2020.  She was born in Marinette on January 16, 1927 to the late Peter and Elizabeth (Stoveken) Vandenberg.

She graduated from Kewaunee High School in 1946.  She then worked for a number of years at her father’s Gamble’s General Store, in the building which is now Kunkel’s Korner.  She married Richard B. Duescher Jr. on June 7, 1950 and he preceded her in death on October 25, 1994.

She was a lifelong member of St. Therese Parish and the Rosary Society.  She enjoyed music, playing the piano and visiting with family and friends.

Survivors include seven children: Tom (Pat) Duescher, Denmark; Harry Duescher, Green Bay; Betty (Charlie) Ratajczak, New Holstein; Bob (Betty) Duescher, Luxemburg; Sue (Bob) Massart, Brussels; Fran (Ken) Brezinski, Kewaunee; Bonni (Fiancé, Phil Romdenne) Gauger, Casco; twenty-one grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren; three sisters: Angela Paul, MN; Helen (Bob) DeGrave, Green Bay; Mercedes Vandenberg, San Francisco, CA; Jerry Vandenberg, Kaukauna; a sister-in-law: Pat Vandenberg, Madison.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter: Nancy; brothers: Loren Vandenberg; Allan (Betty) Vandenberg; Jim Vandenberg; Dennis Van Den Berg; her twin sister: Rita Vandenberg; sister: Teresa (Clem) Derenne.

Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 8 at Buchanan Funeral Home, Kewaunee.  A parish wake service will be held at 5:30 p.m. by Christal Wavrunek.  Visitation continues until 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will be at St. Joseph/St. John Church, Pilsen after 10:00 a.m. Monday until the time of services.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 p.m. by Fr.Dennis Drury assisted by Christal Wavrunek.  Entombment will be in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.

The family would like to thank Unity Hospice, care givers at Helping Hearts Assisted Living and the caring nurses at Bellin Hospital. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rose (Vandenberg) Duescher, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 8, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Buchanan Funeral Home
1425 Ellis St.
Kewaunee, WI 54216

Vigil Service
Sunday
March 8, 2020

5:30 PM
Buchanan Funeral Home
1425 Ellis St.
Kewaunee, WI 54216

Visitation
Monday
March 9, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Joseph/St. John Church
E860 Hy. 29
Luxemburg, WI 54217

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
March 9, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph/St. John Church
E860 Hy. 29
Luxemburg, WI 54217

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