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Rosella Emma Wittenberg Borth
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1914
Death: Apr. 13, 2004

If any one has a story, genealogy, Obituary &/or pictures about this family please send them: they will be incorporated into this families data base....and the sender will be accredited...

Thanks, Glenn Kiecker

Rosella Borth , 90, of Mankato, died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital.

Funeral service was Friday, April 16, at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Rev. Keith Siverly officiating. Burial took place in Woodland Hills Memorial Park, Mankato

Rosella was born on Jan. 29, 1914, in Moltke Township, rural Gibbon, to Henry and Clara (Drews) Wittenberg. On October 7, 1936, she married Otto F. Borth, a union that lasted over 67 years. After their marriage, the couple farmed near Fairfax and then moved to Mankato. Most recently, she had been living at the Mankato Lutheran Home. Rosella died with her loving husband, Otto, and their children at her side. Rosella worked for many years at Fingerhut and Johnson Reel. Since her retirement, she enjoyed being a member of St. Mark's Ladies Aid, gardening, cooking, and visits with her friends and family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

Rosella was survived by her husband, Otto; three daughters, Marlene Brown, Diane Krediet (Norm), VerJean "Jeanie" Nordby (Ken) all of Mankato; three sons, Verdell Borth of Chanhassen, Jerry Borth (Diane), DeMar Borth (Melody) all of Mankato; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lucille Schiffman (Roland) of Bloomington, Lorraine Engebretson of Mankato; brother, Erlin Wittenberg (Darlene) of Alexandria; sister-in-law, Betty Wittenberg of Gibbon; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Dennis; a brother; a sister; and two sons-in-law.

Family links: 
  Henry Reinhold Wittenberg (1885 - 1942)
  Clara L Drews Wittenberg (1891 - 1974)
  Otto Frederick Borth (1912 - 2009)*
  Dennis Sheldon Borth (1943 - 1943)*
  Rosella Emma Wittenberg Borth (1914 - 2004)
  Delmer A Wittenberg (1917 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodland Hills Memorial Park
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Glenn Kiecker
Originally Created by: Cemeterywlkr
Record added: Jan 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13161579
Rosella Emma <i>Wittenberg</i> Borth
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Rosella Emma <i>Wittenberg</i> Borth
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- Beverly Swanson
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- Cemeterywlkr
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 Added: Jan. 28, 2006

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