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Rose Schwartz

May 30, 1923-Sept. 29, 2008

Rose G. Schwartz, 85, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, September 29, 2008 at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee.

Rose G. Olson was born to Oscar and Anna (Yittri) Olson on May 30, 1923 in Carlos, Minn. She worked in a shipyard in Washington State during World War II. She later moved to Detroit Lakes, where she worked as a nurse's aid at Emmanuel Nursing Home and did house cleaning for lakes area families. Rose married Bruce Schwartz in Dilworth, Minn., in 1969.

Surviving Rose are her husband, Bruce Schwartz of Detroit Lakes; sons, Eli (Diane) of Fargo, Chad (Nancy) of Windson, Calif., and Bill (Dar) of Park Rapids; daughter, Elaine of Hitterdal, Minn.; 15 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; as well as a sister, Marilyn of Nelson, Minn.

Preceding Rose in death were her son, Larry; her parents; brothers, Joseph and Ben; and a sister, Alma.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6 at Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. Dan C. Abrahams officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Interment will be in Lake View Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.