Wilfred "Fritz" Rosha

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Wilfred "Fritz" A. Rosha, 96

St. Augusta

April 25, 1916 - January 14, 2013

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30am on Friday, January 18, 2013 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, St. Augusta for Wilfred "Fritz" A. Rosha, 96, of St. Augusta who died Monday, January 14, 2013. Rev. Robert Rolfes will officiate and entombment will be in the parish mausoleum. Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00pm on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the church in St. Augusta and one hour prior to Mass on Friday. Parish prayers will be 7:00pm on Thursday.

Fritz was born on April 25, 1916 in St. Augusta to Frank and Mary (Knopp) Rosha. He married Estella Boos at St. Wendelin's Catholic Church in Luxemburg on June 25, 1940. Fritz lived all his life on the family Century farm; and was a member of St. Mary Help of Christians church. He liked fishing, hunting, trapping, and raising hobby fowl which included turkeys, pheasants, peacocks, ducks and geese. Fritz especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

Fritz is survived by his wife, Estella; children, Sharon (Shorty) Lauer of South Haven, Joan (Richard) Jendro of St. Augusta, Jim (Marcia) of Clearwater, Delrose (Roy) Hinkemeyer of Clearwater, Dan (Barb) of St. Augusta, Laurie (Gary) Schulzetenberg of Plymouth, Kay (Kevin) Jarnot of Rice; sister, Erma Benoit of St. Cloud; 21 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Fritz was preceded in death by brothers, Art, Wally and Norman; and sisters, Clara Benoit, Betts Tresco and an infant sister.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Poor Clares or donor's choice.

The Family would like to thank St. Benedict's Senior Community for their patience and excellent care during his stay.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on Jan. 16, 2013
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