Rosella M. Tiedt

Rosella M. Tiedt

Rosella Marie Tiedt, age 89, of Columbus passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Columbus Community Hospital.

Rosella was born on September 26, 1924 in Columbus, the daughter of William and Rose (Wedel) Kasper. She married Joseph W. Tiedt on September 25, 1945 at St. Jerome Catholic Church. Together the couple lived and farmed in the Town of York. Rosella was a life-long, active member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, serving on the Altar Society and with the Ladies Aid Society. She and Joe loved traveling, tending two large vegetable gardens, fishing, playing cards and spending time with their family and friends.

Survivors include five children: John (Polly) Tiedt of Whitefish Bay, Jerry (Trudy) Tiedt of Manitowoc, Mary (Michael) Frodel of Columbus, Jane (Bob) Garrott of Stoughton and Jean (Glenn) Weisensel of Poynette; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; brother James Kasper of Fall River; five sisters: Margaret O’Rourke of Lancaster, Betty Monroe of Rhinelander, Carol Beck of Pardeeville, Barb Schriver of Madison and Kathy Kessenich of Columbus; brother-in-law Ralph Gibson of Reeseville; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter-in-law Ann Tiedt, sisters Marion Krupp, Monica Burke, Bea Boettcher and Pat Gibson.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Jerome Catholic School or Columbus Community Hospital.

The family would like to thank the At Home Again staff for their wonderful care of their mother the past two years and also Dr. Nazi Khan, Dr. Rolf Poser and the 4th floor nurses and staff at Columbus Community Hospital for their compassionate care in her final days.

She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at St. Jerome Catholic Church with Father Steven Kortendick presiding. Visitation will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery.