Mary P. Rosheim, age 86 of Flandreau, died Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Avera Flandreau Medical Center, Flandreau.
Mary was born July 24, 1926 at Flandreau, SD to Harry and Leona (Fargen) Parsley. Mary graduated from Egan High School in 1944 and then received her teaching certificate from Madison Normal. She taught country schools in Moody County and was married to Barton Rosheim on December 26, 1946 at Brookings, SD. They farmed in Moody County until 1978 when they moved into Flandreau. She worked as a clerk at Foodland in Flandreau for more than 20 years. Mary and Bart organized dances at the Japanese Gardens for over 20 years. Bart preceded her in death on November 15, 2003. She was a member of Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, Altar Society, Catholic Daughters and the Pleasant Valley Club.
Mary is survived by six children: Jane Kirsch of Colman, Terry of Brookings, Tim (Debbi) of St. Louis, MO, Veronica Rosheim and Cindy (Jerry) Hoss, both of Brookings and Charlie (Lisa) of Flandreau, 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one sister: Lucille (Keith) Emerson, Philip, SD. She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, Renee, four brothers, Ralph, Wayne, Paul, John, and two sisters, Mary Jane Reed and Patricia O’Dell.
Mass of Christian Burial was held September 29, 2012 at Ss. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, Flandreau with burial at the church cemetery.