Rosemary “Rosie” Ostendorf, age 69 of Melrose and formerly of New Munich, died peacefully, with her family by her side on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minn. Her strong will to live, faith in God, and the love and prayers of family and friends carried her through her courageous six-month battle with lymphoma cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich with Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.