Rosetta Purtzer (1928 - 2013)

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TELL CITY – Rosetta Purtzer, 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.
Rosetta was born in Bristow Aug. 30, 1928, to the late Earl and Edith (Clark) McKim.
Rosetta had managed BI-Low in Tell City and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She enjoyed being with family and traveling.
Surviving are her son, Cameron Lahee and wife, Karen of Kendallville; a sister, Mildred "Billy" Simms of Cannelton and two grandchildren, Taylor and Dawson Lahee.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Karl Lahee; second husband, Clayton "Bud" Purtzer and her sisters, Flo and Gladys
Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m. CST at St. John's Lutheran Church. Pastor Michael Mueller will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 4 to 8 p.m.and Thursday from 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church.
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Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St
Tell City, IN 47586
(812) 547-2511
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Published in Perry County News on Dec. 5, 2013