|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1910|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 2010|
Rosie R. Chard, 100, of Bronson, died Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 at The Laurels of Coldwater.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Dutcher-Kolcz Funeral Home in Bronson. Pastor Terry Siler from the First Congregational Church in Bronson will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Union City. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, also at the funeral home.
Rosie was born July 26, 1910 in Sioux City, Iowa to Elmer D. and Ida M. (Rigney) Renshaw. She graduated from Union City High School in 1928 and married Lyle Henry Chard on Feb. 10, 1928 in Battle Creek. He preceded her in death in 1966. They moved to Bronson in 1940 and Rosie has lived there ever since. She had worked at several grocery stores in Bronson through the years.
Rosie was a member of Mothers of WWII and the Branch County Art Guild. She was talented at oil painting, crocheting and baking. Rosie would bake up to 21 dozen cookies and three loaves of banana bread per week for her family, who she loved very much.
Rosie is survived by her son Arthur (Dorothy) Chard of Stevensville, Mont., brother Walter Renshaw of Tekonsha, six grandchildren; Arnold B. Chard of Ada, Arlene B. (Dennis) Parker of Quincy, Rose M. (Jim) Siler of Bronson, Darla Hurley of Saline, Kenneth Chard of Sherwood and Robert (Tina) Chard of Grandville and many great and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son Edward Chard, 10 brothers and one sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bronson Food Pantry. Please visit www.dutcherfh.com to share a memory in the family online guest book.
Rosie and Lyles sons memorial page #43838946
Lyle Henry Chard (1907 - 1966)
Created by: tina badder
Record added: Sep 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59120159
Always enjoyed talking to you when you'd come to the vegetable stand. RIP Rosie.|
Added: Sep. 24, 2010