|RoseMarie Yonke, 52|
|Written by TRF Times|
Thief River Falls - RoseMarie Yonke, 52, died on Saturday, April 16, 2005 at Northwest Medical Center in Thief River Falls.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 20 (today), at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, with Pastor Jerry Eggers officiating. Casket bearers include Dick Breneman, Gary Blilie, Marty Reierson, Elton Underdahl, Ken Ignaszewski, and Mike Hemmestvedt. Honorary casket bearers include all of RoseMarie’s friends and co-workers at Digi-Key Corp. Interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, Thief River Falls, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 21.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
RoseMarie Dudley was born December 13, 1952 in International Falls, the daughter of Roy and Rose (Baker) Dudley. She was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church in International Falls. In 1967 she moved with her family to Thief River Falls, where she was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1971.
On August 21, 1971, she married Greg Ose; together they had two children, Cindy and Lorrie. On November 17, 1978, she married Patrick Anderson; together they had two children, Trisha and Lucas. On November 12, 1994, she married Richard Yonke; they lived in Thief River Falls.
RoseMarie worked as a day care provider, she worked at Northland Foods and most recently she worked at Digi-Key for the past 17 years.
She loved animals of all kinds, having all sorts of pets including pigs, sheep, cats, and dogs; she loved painting and decorating her house, fishing and camping, flower and vegetable gardening, collecting antiques and treasures. RoseMarie loved going to flea markets and auction sales, loved to read and was an avid teapot collector.
RoseMarie is survived by her husband Richard Yonke of Thief River Falls; children, Cindy Cliburn, Lorrie Butler, Trisha (Fiancé Gary Blilie) Helkenn and Lucas Anderson, all of Thief River Falls; six grandchildren; brothers, Roy (Narese) Dudley of Vancouver, Wash., David (Susan) Dudley of Farmington; brothers-in-law Dick Breneman and Steve Sellman, both of Minneapolis; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Kathleen in 2004, Judy in 1986 and niece Jeannie in 1999.