Rosie Reicks, 75, of Harmony
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 7:58 AM
Rosemary "Rosie" Reicks, 75 of Harmony, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at her home in Harmony.
She was born May 31, 1938, in Scheffield, N.D., the daughter of Joseph and Eugenia (Selinger) Olheiser. She attended St. Pius Catholic School in Scheffield.
In 1958 she moved to Rochester to work as a dietary aide at Saint Marys Hospital. It was in Rochester that she met Virgil Reicks. They were married on June 8, 1961, at St. Pius Catholic Church in Scheffield. In 1962, they started farming in Fillmore County. They lived on their farm until 1999 when they moved to Harmony. She retired as a nurse's aide in 2004 from the Harmony Care Center where she had worked for 37 years.
She enjoyed crocheting, scrapbooking, working on her genealogy and was known for the donuts and rolls she made.
She is survived by her husband, Virgil of Harmony; three children, Lois (Neil) Halverson of Mabel, Jim (Renee) Reicks of Harmony and Wayne Reicks of Harmony; four grandchildren, Laura, Ryan, Sarah and Andrew; four siblings, Nick (Cecilia) Olheiser of Dickinson, N.D., Veronica Messer of Anoka, Minn., Agnes Job of Wibaux, Mont., and Leo (Jeanette) Olheiser of Dickinson, N.D.; and a sister-in-law, Katie Olheiser of Dickinson, N.D.
She is preceded in death by three siblings, Tillie (Joseph) Messer, John (Dorothy) Olheiser and Michael Olheiser; and a brother-in-law, Norbert Job.
Memorial services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Nativity Catholic Church in Harmony. Inurnment will follow in Calvary Cemetery in rural Canton.
Friends may call on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at the church.
Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony is assisting the family.