Eileen (Schwartz) Rogness, 81, Fergus Falls, MN passed away Sunday, April 17,2005, at Broen Memorial Home.
Eileen Mae was born June 19,1923, in Bridgewater, SD, the daughter of Theodore and Margaret (Cassens) Schwartz. She received here education in South Dakota and Plymouth, IA, graduating from Plymouth High School in 1941. After graduation she worked for Dr. Nettleton, a dentist in Macon City, IA
On June 30. 1946, She married LaVern Rogness at Radio Chapel in Mason City, IA, and they enjoyed fifty-eight years fo marriage. The couple farmed in the Joice and Mason City areas until the family moved to Fergus Falls, MN in 1966. Eileen was a dedicated mother, homemaker and helper to LaVern in their farming business. She also worked at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy, Fergus Falls Senior Center, City Bakery and Creative Catering as a Food Service Personnel. She became a resident of Broen Home in 2003.
She enjoyed embroidering, quilting, gardening, entertaining and spending time with her children and grandchildren.. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church where she was active in teaching Sunday School, and held offices in Bethel WMF ladies group and was a member of the Bethel Deaconess Board. She dearly loved her family and friends, but most important was her love for her Savior, Jesus Christ.
Funeral service was on Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Bethel Lutheran Church of Fergus Falls, MN. Burial was at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Fergus Falls, MN.
LaVern is living at Northwest Manor a retirement apartment in Fergus Falls, MN.