Mrs. Agnes E. Roseland, 94, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Tuesday evening, June 1, 2021, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family.
Agnes Elaine Gustafson was born August 9, 1926, to the late Henry Martin and Mabel (Johnson) Gustafson at home in Orion, Illinois. She graduated from Galva High School in Galva, Illinois, in 1944. Agnes married Malvin John Roseland October 17, 1948, at St. John Lutheran Church in Rock Island, Illinois. In addition to being a homemaker, she was employed at Rock Island Arsenal, John Deere, Grace Lutheran Church and Winsther Motel. Her husband preceded her in death October 12, 1984.
She was a longtime and active member of Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt. Agnes belonged to several card clubs and was an avid league bowler until age 93. She loved crossword puzzles, word searches, jigsaw puzzles, bunco and flowers.
Surviving are children, Allen "Al" Roseland, Gary Roseland, Cheryl (Roger) Kaufman, Leon (Ronna) Roseland and Colleen (Mark) McDevitt all of DeWitt, Karen (Steve) Theisen of Bellevue and Gail (Joel) Block of Grand Mound; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren plus another one on the way; 2 great-great-grandchildren with another one on the way; brothers-in-law, Earl Roseland and Robert Lilly of Clinton; a sister-in-law, Carlene Gustafson of Moline, Illinois; nieces and nephews.
Also preceding Agnes in death were brothers, Orville, Raeburn "Ray" and Kenneth "Pete"; a sister, Lois Curry; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Elta Gustafson, Joe Curry, Lucille and Virtus Schroeder, Arlene Roseland, Wesley and Shirley Roseland, Pearl and Ernie Schroeder, Mona "Jean" Roseland, Elvera Burke and Marlene Lilly and a great-grandson.
The family will receive relatives and friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2021. A Service of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt with the Rev. Eric Obermann officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt. Memorials are suggested to Grace Lutheran Church.
Pallbearers will be Dean Gustafson, Keith Gustafson, George Prosser, Justin Roseland, Mitchell McDevitt, Kyle McDevitt, Collin Block and Larry Curry.
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