Rosamond L. “Rosie” Pfledderer
Rosamond L. “Rosie” Pfledderer, 93, lifelong resident of Francesville, went home to be with the Lord at 11:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2. She passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville. For the last two years, Rosie resided at Aster Place in Lafayette.
Rosie was born on May 31, 1925, in Francesville, to the late Charles A. and Mary A. (Ahler) Weaver. Rosie was a 1943 graduate of Francesville High School. On June 21, 1945, she married the late Leslie “Les” Pfledderer in Francesville.
Rosie was a member of St. Francis Solano Catholic Church in Francesville. She was a volunteer with Jasper County Hospice, Parkview Haven Retirement Home and Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary (Pink Ladies). She was a member of the Francesville Alumni Association, Pulaski County Relay for Life and Francesville Fall Festival. Rosie was a recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash Award and was selected as Francesville Citizen of the Year.
Rosie was a proud homemaker and had also worked at West Central Schools for more than 25 years. The joy of Rosie’s life was her family, friends and community. She always saw to the comfort of others and will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her sons: Paul [Judy] Pfledderer of Crawfordsville, and Denny [Patty] Pfledderer of Francesville; daughters: Mary [Norm] Putt of Francesville, Julie [Mike] Raymond of Naples, Florida, and Sally [Tim] Wuethrich of Francesville; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Charles A. and Mary A. (Ahler) Weaver; husband Leslie “Les” Pfledderer; brothers: Edmund Weaver, Wilfred Weaver, Leonard Weaver, Charles “Bud” Weaver and John Weaver; and sisters: Lucille Jobe, Mary Clabby, Pauline Weaver, Madge Render and Jane Nelson.
Visitation was 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville. Services followed at 1 p.m. at the funeral chapel. Rev. James Ketchen officiated. Burial took place at Roseland Cemetery in Francesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice or Montgomery County Free Clinic (P.O. Box 86 Crawfordsville, IN 47933).
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — Aug. 8, 2018)