Obituary: Rosalie Cornell

Rosalie M. Cornell, age 82 of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Oak Terrace Senior Housing in Gaylord.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown, with Rev. David Weeks officiating. Visitation is 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment is at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

Rosalie was born on Aug. 20, 1930, in Watertown, the daughter of Henry and Marie (Forseth) Cornell. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown.

Rosalie was very active in the Republican Party. She loved to travel and lived in several different states throughout her life. Rosalie was known for her smile and had a contagious laugh.

Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents Henry and Marie Cornell; brother Lloyd Cornell; sister Muriel Schilling; nephew Robert Cornell.

Rosalie is survived by her loving family: sister-in-law Alice Cornell of California; nieces Susan (Larry) Fatka of Paton, Iowa, Janet Cornell of Maple Grove; great-nieces and nephews Michael (Jessica) Cornell, Renaye (Russ) Wyganowski, Karen (Parry) Telander, Christina Cornell and Ann Bowen; cousins Don (Georgene) Plaschko, John (Dee) Plaschko; and many friends.

Casket Bearers Renaye Wyganowski, Karen Telander, Michael Cornell, Christina Cornell.

Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. www.johnsonfh.com.

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