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Rosiland Kay (Frankforter) Brettmann
March 9, 1939 ~ April 13, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Rosiland Kay Brettmann, the daughter of Chester and Clara (Houser) Frankforter, was born on March 9, 1939 in Belvidere, NE. She departed this life on April 13, 2023, at Fallbrook Assisted Living in Lincoln, NE at the age of 84 years.
Rose grew up in Belvidere, NE attending school and graduating from Belvidere High School with the class of 1956.
She was baptized on December 27, 1957, and confirmed on December 29, 1957, by Pastor Janssen, as an adult at the Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler, NE.
Rose married Willis Brettmann on September 21, 1958, by Pastor Janssen at Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler, NE, and they enjoyed 42 years of marriage together. This union was blessed with the birth of three sons.
Rose worked at the Deshler Cafe during high school, and helped her husband on the farm where they also sold oil, seed, and twine, raised a large vegetable garden, and rescued many kittens. Later in life she was the lunch supervisor at Deshler Public Schools, retiring in 2001 after 17 years.
She loved entering her fresh vegetables, floral arrangements, pies and crafts at the Thayer County Fair, usually winning many ribbons. She also enjoyed writing articles for the Deshler Rustler under the name “Country Rose”, telling funny stories and keeping people informed with what was new in Thayer County.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Clara; husband, Willis; siblings, Gary Frankforter, Max Frankforter, Gene Frankforter, Roma Bedlan and Pamela Worm.
She is survived by her three sons, Thomas (Elaine) Brettmann of Castle Rock, CO; Gregg (Ona) Brettmann of Kalamazoo, MI; and Michael (Beth) Brettmann of Elizabeth, CO; six grandchildren, Katherine and Lindsey Brettmann of Castle Rock, CO, Kaylea and Anna Brettmann of Kalamazoo, MI, and Emily (Saxon) Augenbaugh and Jacob Brettmann of Elizabeth, CO; and great grandson, Parker Augenbaugh; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler, NE at 10:30 a.m. Officiant will be Pastor Joe Love, organist Julia Pohlmann, congregational hymns “Just As I Am’, “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”, “Amazing Grace”, “Jesus Loves Me”, casket bearers Jacob Brettmann, Tony Deepe, Tad Warm, and Tyson Warm. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at Kroll Funeral Home in Deshler, NE from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with family greeting friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The burial will be in the Peace Lutheran Church cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.krollfh.com. Memorials to Peace Lutheran Church. Kroll Funeral Home of Hebron, NE will oversee arrangements.