Rosalie Lohr

rosalie lohr
Rosalie “Rose” L. Lohr, 85, passed away surrounded by family, March 19, 2019 at Sheyenne Crossings, West Fargo, ND. Rose was born March 26, 1933 to Eugene and Louiselle (Sauvageau) Trottier in Horace, ND, the youngest of 11 children. She grew up by St. Benedict and attended school at St. Joseph’s Academy school in St. Benedict. After moving to Fargo, she worked at the Powers Hotel and Piggly Wiggly. In 1959, she met Dale Lohr at the Crystal Ball Room in Fargo and they were married October 17, 1959 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Fargo. They lived on the Lohr family farm near Gardner, ND until Dale’s passing in 1997, at which time she moved to Fargo. In the early years she was a stay at home mom. Over the years Rose worked as a café owner in Gardner until becoming a full time “lunch lady” at Cass Valley North High School in Argusville, ND. She retired in 1995. Faith and family were very important to her. Rose was an active member of St. Williams Catholic Church for 38 years and later became a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo. She was a member of the Homemakers Club, Birthday Club, and Legion Auxiliary in Gardner. Rose cherished attending grandchildren’s many activities and family gatherings. Her hobbies included cooking, canning, bowling, camping, and sewing. Rose is survived by her daughters, Laurie (John) Nicholson of West Fargo, Brenda (Troy) Aswege of West Fargo, Carrie (Todd) Gianakos of West Fargo, Patti (Jamie) Preston of Harwood; grandchildren, Allison Nicholson, Andrew Nicholson, Sam Nicholson, Jayden Nicholson, Katelyn Aswege, Nathan Aswege, Kristin Aswege, Lindsey (Jason) Peyton, Kiah Gianakos, Jordan Gianakos, Makenzie Preston, and Brady Preston; sister, Alida Utke; sister in law, Eleanor Trottier; and many nieces and nephews. Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Dale; parents; brothers, Patrick, Lionel, Alderic, Augustin, Joseph, Sylvio, and Roland Trottier; and sisters, Loretta Schmidt and Lillian Cossette.

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  1. It is in our deepest sadness that Rose (Mom) is experiencing the greatest joy. As she leaves this physical earth and so many of us that loved her, she is greeted by so many that loved her and went before her. Heaven is celebrating her arrival as God had planned. Her suffering is over. In our grief we will find peace, comfort, laughter and tears, all because she was a blessing who’s left us now with memories. Know that we are here for you and right beside you as we treasure our memories of Mom. Our prayers do not stop today. As friends we know this will take time for each of you daughters, spouses & grandchildren to process through your loss to the point of treasuring rather than grieving. Just because she was so uncomfortable in her final days, doesn’t make it any less heartbreaking for us that she now joins the angels in Heaven.

  2. Rose was one of Dan’s favorite aunt’s & mine on Dan’s side. She will be missed. 💗 She’s in God’s loving arms now. May she rest in peace. 🙏

  3. A special family has lost their mom, grandma, mom-in-law from this earth but God was waiting with open arms. Your pain is real, & we pray as time goes on the pain gets less as you always celebrate her memories with each other. Love & prayers: Arthur & Tina Kraft

  4. Rose was the first person I met when we moved to Park avenue.She took me with her to coffee. A great neighbor and friend. our sympathy to the family she will be missed by all who knew her.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. Doesn’t matter how old we are, loosing our mom is very painful. I so enjoyed getting to know your mom, and you Brenda, at coffee at Sheyenne Crossing. I will always treasure that time we could spend with our moms. Louis3 Klaman

  6. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family and friends at this difficult time. Hugs for you. My mom also wanted to pass on her condolences to the family. Val Steinhaus and Lorraine Burley Herold.

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