Rose Ann Von Lehmden, 89, of Cedar Rapids, and formerly of Dyersville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha.
Visitation was held from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation continued Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home prior to funeral services.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica, Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Jim Goerend officiated.
Rose Ann was born July 26, 1930 in Holy Cross, the daughter of Anton and Rose (Klostermann) Konzen. She married Donald Von Lehmden Nov. 14, 1950 in Dyersville.
Rose Ann was strong in her faith throughout her life. Her passions included music, animals, and spending time with her grandchildren. Those who knew Rose Ann knew she had a zest for life, was selfless, and adored by her family and friends. Rose Ann was a lifelong member of the American Legion Auxiliary
Rose Ann is survived by her husband, Donald, children: Rob Von Lehmden of Dyersville, Terry (Chris) Von Lehmden of Peoria, Ariz., Lisa (Doug) Pettinger of Boise, Idaho, Lori Yardley of Clive, Lynn (Ken) Lueck of Fairfax; nine grandchildren: Dade (Tara), Arly, and Bree (Brayden Israel) Pettinger, Brandon, and Cassie Yardley, Halle (Ethan) Howard, Chloe (Nolan Even), Avery, and Maggie Lueck, one great-grandson, Charlie Howard and sister-in-law, Ruth Kinmonth of Bellevue.
Rose Ann is preceded in death by her parents, one son, Tom Von Lehmden, parents-in-law: Cornelius and Eleanor Von Lehmden, siblings: Ramona (George) Esch, Lestor Konzen, Grace (John) Ernster, and, Howard (RoseMary) Konzen, in-laws: Marlene (Lawrence) Oberbroeckling, Pearl (Edwin) Oberbroeckling, Viola (Gilbert) Knipper, Velma (Burnell) Lynch, and, George Kinmonth, nephews: Mark Oberbroeckling and Daniel Knipper.
Rose Ann’s family would like to thank Hospice of Mercy in Hiawatha for their excellent care.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com