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Rosie Tonie AscheCLERGY
Rev. Jonathan Vehar
Organist ~ Dorothy Bietz
"How Great Thou Art"
"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"
"The Old Rugged Cross"
Rosie Tonie Asche was born on Thursday, November 26, 1927 near Kaylor, South Dakota, the daughter of Henry and Martha (Semmler) Fuerst. Rosie was confirmed in the Congregational Church near Scotland and graduated from Scotland High School in 1945. She attended Yankton College and Southern State Teacher’s College to obtain her teaching degree. Rosie was united in marriage to Donald Asche on March 27, 1947. They farmed north of Scotland for many years and Rosie also taught country school during that time. After retiring from farming, they owned and operated the “Frosty Shop” in Scotland. She loved teaching, doing crossword puzzles, quilting, bird watching and following the local baseball teams. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Scotland. Rosie died peacefully at Southridge Health Care Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Friday, December 27, 2013, at the age of 86 years, 1 month, and 1 day.
She is survived by two sons: Chuck Asche and wife Pat of Sioux Falls and Tim Asche and wife Sue of Scotland; one sister Idella Behl of Scotland; one brother: Louis Fuerst and wife Judy of Scotland; eight grandchildren: Becky Palugyay and husband Dave, Chris Asche and wife Stephanie, Jason Young and wife Jolene, Jennifer Hay and husband Travis, Jonathon Young and wife Shannon, Dusti Ferguson, Trevor Ferguson, and Kennidy Asche; and seven great-grandchildren.
Rosie was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Asche, a daughter, Molli Young, her parents, Henry and Martha Fuerst, her brother, Lawrence Fuerst, and three sisters: Violet Pietz, Alma Henderson, and Jeanie Auch.
I will always remember "Mrs. Ashe" as my best elementary school teacher. Her energy and enthusiasm were contagious. She was an inspiration for my own teaching career. You boys had a great Mother!
Wayne Werning Jan 5 2014 7:44 PM
Tim and family: Very sorry to hear about your mother's passing. It was always a pleasure to see your mother at basketball games. She always seemed very happy and she obviously adored her son. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Beth Breen Jan 3 2014 10:09 AM
We send our sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob & Phyllis Goeken
Bob & Phyllis Goeken Jan 2 2014 2:03 PM
How peaceful Rosie must feel now. Want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish the memories.
Charles and Karen Conrad Jan 2 2014 10:45 AM
So sorry to hear about your loss. Good news is she is in a better place with more problems. May God be with you in this time.
Sheri Rozeoom-Kloes Dec 30 2013 9:33 AM
Rosie's family - May memories be a source of comfort at this time our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Joyce and Len Frey Dec 29 2013 9:25 PM