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Rosa Christena "Rose" Fisch Cheney
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1883
Guernsey
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1966
Grinnell
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA

Rosa Christena Cheney, daughter of
Elizabeth Ellen and John Fisch, was
born Aug. 3, 1883 at Guernsey, Iowa,
and passed away at St. Francis Hospital,
in Grinnell, September 11, 1966 at the
age of 83 years, 1 month and 9 days.
On Jan. 24, 1899 she was united in
marriage with Willis Herman Cheney at
Sigourney. To this union was born two
sons and three daughters. In 1915 they
moved from the Millersburg community to
a farm near Deep River. They continued
to farm in Deep River community until
they moved to their present home in 1939.
Mrs. Cheney was united with the Christian
Church at an early age.
She is survived by her five children,
Harold of Milton, Edith Stoker of
Grinnell, Kenneth of Deep River, Velma
Sherertz of Forest Park, Illinois and
Evelyn Wanous of Collinsville, Illinois.
Also 19 grandchildren and 29 great-
grandchildren. There is also remaining
one-half brother, Mearl Barnes of
Blairstown. She was preceded in death by
her husband, parents, six brothers and
three sisters.
Sevices were held at the Christian
Church, September 13, with the Rev. C. S.
Klekner officiating.
Interment was in Goldenrod Cemetery.

Deep River Record: Sept. 15, 1966

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Fisch (1853 - 1895)
  Elizabeth Ellen Sauter Barnes (1856 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Willis Herman Cheney (1877 - 1961)
 
 Children:
  Harold Raymond Cheney (1900 - 1983)*
  Edith Edna Cheney Stoker (1902 - 1997)*
  Kenneth Clayton Cheney (1904 - 1990)*
  Velma (Sherertz) Cheney Fascella (1915 - 2008)*
  Dessie Evelyn Cheney Wanous (1917 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Fred Fisch (1879 - 1944)*
  William Jacob Fisch (1880 - 1966)*
  Rosa Christena Fisch Cheney (1883 - 1966)
  George Michael Fisch (1885 - 1907)*
  Frank Augusta Fisch (1887 - 1966)*
  Charley A Fisch (1894 - 1960)*
  Chester Pearl Barnes (1896 - 1965)**
  Mearl Alfred Barnes (1899 - 1988)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Goldenrod Cemetery
Deep River
Poweshiek County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Ozarkcheryl
Originally Created by: svandee
Record added: May 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36831499
Rosa Christena Rose <i>Fisch</i> Cheney
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Rosa Christena Rose <i>Fisch</i> Cheney
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Family of Frank A Fisch, brother of Rosa Cheney
- Linda Hare
 Added: Oct. 26, 2009
 
 
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