Rose K. Philippi, 86
Dec. 28, 1926 ~ Feb. 21, 2013
Funeral services will be at 12:00 Noon on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the Daniel Funeral Home Chapel in St. Cloud for Rose K. Philippi, age 86 of St. Cloud who passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Reverend Gregory Lieser will officiate. Burial will take place at St. Joseph's Parish Cemetery, Waite Park.
Family and friends may call after 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home in St. Cloud.
Rose was born on December 28, 1926 in Carney, Iowa to Anton and Nellie (Hague) Mehalovich. She married Aloysius "Al" Philippi on July 1, 1942 in Joplin, Missouri. Rose was employed as a food service worker at St. Cloud Technical and Apollo High Schools for many years. She was a member of St. Peter's Parish. Rose volunteered at the St. Cloud Hospital Gift Shop and Meals on Wheels.
Rose is survived by her children, Larry (Rita) Fort Myers, Florida, Mary Kay (William) Davis of Sartell, Becky (Mike) Serdula of Edina, Elizabeth Wilbur of Waite Park, Nancy of Minnetonka, Tony of Sauk Rapids and Susan (Tim) McLaughlin of Brooklyn Center; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; brothers, Jack of Johnston, Iowa and Tony of Ankeny, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Al; sons, John and Stephen; daughter, Pat Connors; son-in-law, Steven Wilbur, MD; brothers, Lawrence, Ed and Billy; sisters, Nellie March, Marguerite Boles and Mary Jackson.