Rose Remakel, 94, of Alexandria
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 10, 2006
The memorial service for Rose Remakel of Alexandria will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12,
at Bonnerup Funeral Home Chapel, Albert Lea. Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Interment will be in the St. Theodore Catholic Cemetery. Friends may visit with family one hour before service at the chapel.
Rose Remakel, age 94, a resident at Bethany Home in Alexandria, died Sunday, May 7, 2006, at
Rose was born Sept. 15, 1911, to Frank and Julia (Levison) Adams in Thompson, Iowa. She married Marshall Remakel on March 30, 1933. They came to Albert Lea in 1934 and lived on East Hawthorne for 18 years. Along with her husband they owned and operated the Frostop Root Beer Stand on South Broadway in the 1940s, Mike’s 66 Phillips Station and Central Tractor Parts on Marshall St. in the 1950s. In 1951 they purchased a farm two miles west of Albert Lea where they farmed until 1960. She continued to live there with her son Ron until she went to Las Vegas to live in 1978. She returned to Albert Lea in 1995 to live on the farm. In 2004 she went to live with her daughter, Delores, in Alexandria, and since July 2004,
she resided at Bethany Home until her death, due to complications of Parkinson’s Disease.
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Eagles and St. Theodore Parish. She enjoyed gardening, horse back riding and traveling.
She is survived by her son: Ron and wife, Marilyn Remakel of Albert Lea; daughters: Delores Modderman of Alexandria, and Arlis and husband, Jim Dokken of Alexandria; 13 grandchildren: Mike, Marcie, Jodi, David, Shawn, Marc, Susan, Verna, Thomas, Sandy, Randy, Linda and Gary; 27 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marshall; sister, Mildred; brothers, LeRoy, Glen, Francis and Virgil; two granddaughters, Shambi Loge and Julie Rose Loge.
Rose will always be remembered and loved by her family.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to the Douglas County Hospice.