Rosemary H. Goldsmith – Monticello

goldsmithrosemaryphotoRosemary H. Goldsmith, 91, of Monticello died Monday, October, 24, 2016, at St. Luke’s Unity Point Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

A visitation will be held from 3 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish rosary will held at 3 pm.  Visitation will continue Thursday morning from 10 – 11 am at church prior to Mass.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery in Anamosa.  Rev. Paul Baldwin will officiate.

Rosemary was born on February 13, 1925, Cedar Rapids the daughter of Frank and Amelia (Knebel) Schnoebelen.  She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cedar Rapids.  She married Everett Frimml on September 11, 1945.  Together they farmed near Norway, Anamosa, and Monticello until he preceded her in death in 1975.  She married Glenn Goldsmith on September, 17, 1982, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello.  She worked at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and enjoyed crocheting, knitting, crafting and cooking.  She loved the company of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children: Judy (Bill) Dietiker of Anamosa, Randy (Kris) Frimml and Deb (Mark) Merfeld, both of Monticello;  6 step-children: Marv (Pat) Goldsmith of Lexington, NE, Sue (Stan) Burrichter of Monticello, Glenda (Don) Eilers of Scotch Grove, Ed (Connie) Goldsmith of Monticello, Kathy (Al) Wulfekuhle of Masonville, Carol (Brian) Manternach of Coralville; 12 grandchildren: Aimee (Zeferino) Sosa, Jennifer (Andrew) Eley, Brian (Tara) Dietiker, Nicole (Richard) Camp, Jamie (Mickey) Foster, Kalli Frimml, Tiffany (Shawn) Nolan, Travis (Chelsea) Johnson, Brandi (Heath) Keenlance, Melissa (Chris) Hanewicz, Emily (Damien) Claypool and Grant Golden; 17 great grandchildren:  a sister, Jean Fear, of Cedar Rapids; 2 sisters-in-law, Edith Schnoebelen of Cedar Rapids and Margaret Frimml of Tama.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Everett Frimml in 1975, her second husband Glenn Goldsmith; a daughter, Denise Golden, 3 brothers, Norman (Dolores) Schnoebelen, Fr. Kenneth Schnoebelen and Clayton Schnoebelen; a sister, Joan (Lawrence) Nekola; a great grandson, Matthew Keenlance.

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