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Rosemarie "Rose" McCoy

February 24, 1947 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Rosemarie "Rose" McCoy Obituary

Rose McCoy, 76, of Grundy Center, died late Saturday, January 6, 2024, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, following a brief illness.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2024, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, DeWitt, the Rev. Fr. Stephen Page officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Rosemarie Catharine Allen was born February 24, 1947, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Dale and Catharine (Kost) Allen. She graduated from West Branch High School and Upper Iowa University. She married Thomas McCoy on December 20, 1969, at West Branch, Iowa, and their union was blessed with a son, Thomas D. Rose taught high school speech and debate at Durant and Muscatine for nearly 40 years. After retiring, she worked at JoAnn Fabric in Iowa City for several years.

Rose loved sewing and was skilled at making all kinds of things, from clothing to costumes to home goods.

She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Tom; her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Thomasin, and their 5 children, Oliver, Jude, Matilda, Tatum, and Lorilei; a sister-in-law, Mary McCoy of DeWitt; nieces, Angela and Kelly Jo; and other extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and 3 brothers, Dale J., Fred, and Mike Allen, and in-laws, Jake and Marguerite McCoy.

Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. Condolences may be expressed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com

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Memorial Service
January 11, 2024

1:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
417 6th Ave
DeWitt, IA 52742


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