Roselene E. "Rosie" Klauger

ASHLAND — Roselene E. "Rosie" Klauger, 81, of High Road, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, at Mount Carmel Nursing Home, Mount Carmel.

Rosie was born in Helfenstein, Jan. 13, 1933, a daughter of the late Paul Q. and Jennie M. (Kramer) Hepler.

She attended school in Helfenstein and Ashland, and worked as a nurse's aide at Friendly Nursing Home, Pitman.

On Oct. 12, 1963, she married Edward H. Klauger, who survives.

She was a member of the former Christ United Church of Christ in Helfenstein and the Woodmen of the World Lodge 433 of Pitman.

Rosie enjoyed going for walks and reading.

Other survivors include a sister, Martha Rutledge, of Alabama, and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Artman, and two brothers, Lamar Hepler and Paul W. Hepler

KLAUGER — Roselene E. "Rosie" Klauger, 81, of High Road, Ashland. A private service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Jerry Schlegel officiating, at the Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown. Interment will follow in Sunnyside Memorial Cemetery, Lavelle. To sign the online guest book, go to

Published in News Item on May 4, 2014