Rose Mary Bulcher

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RUSSIA - Rose Mary Bulcher, 90, of Russia, died at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Versailles Health Care Center.
She was born June 28, 1922, the daughter of the late Clemens and Agnes (Drees) Broerman.
She married Rhomane Bulcher on June 28, 1949, in St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Osgood, and he preceded her in death Jan., 12, 2006.
She is survived by her children, Dorothy and William Minnich, of Ashland, Patrick and Velma Bulcher, of Bertha, Minn., Treva and Roger Schulze, of Huntsville, Joseph and Sol Bulcher, of Versailles, Jeannette and Mark Barga, of North Star, Walter and Louise Bulcher, of Houston, Cletus and Bernice Bulcher, of Fort Loramie, and Alfred and Beth Bulcher, of Athens, Wis.
She is also survived by 52 grandchildren and one stepgrandchild; 52 great-grandchildren and one stepgreat-grandchild; her in-laws, Francis and Esther Bulcher, of Versailles, Willard Bulcher, of Versailles and Winnie Bulcher, of Dayton.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Agnes, brothers and sisters, Martha and Herbert Clune, Clarence and Ruth Broerman, Victoria and Albert Schoenlein, Louis Broerman and Luella Broerman.
She was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia. During the depression, Rose Mary worked as a domestic for several families in her area, until the war came and she helped the war effort by working in the factories.
After the war, she became the housekeeper for Frenchtown Parish. After she married Rhomane she moved on to the farm on Studor Road where she worked as a homemaker and raised her family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at St. Remy Catholic Church by the Rev. Frank Amberger, celebrant. Burial will be in St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Russia, on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, from 1 to 7 p.m. and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Monday.
Condolences may be expressed at the funeral home's website,

Published in Sidney Daily News on Jan. 11, 2013