Rosemary Woell

Rosemary L. Woell, age 93, of Battle Lake, Minnesota died March 31, 2024 (Easter Sunday), at the Good Samaritan.

Rosemary was born August 2, 1930, in Arcadia, Wisconsin, to Frank and Louise Krumholz. In 1948, she attended the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, MN, and on January 5, 1952, she married John E. Woell at Bryan A.F.B. in Bryan, Texas.

The couple moved back to Minnesota in 1956, where they lived in Plummer, Herman, and Morris. During this time Mr. Woell taught school. In 1988, she retired from being a dental receptionist in Morris, where she was active in the choir and taught CCD at Assumption Church. After retirement, Rosemary and John moved to the Battle Lake area.

Rosemary’s cherished times were spent with her husband and family at their home on Middle Lake. Among her favorite pastimes were gardening, fishing, reading and traveling.

She is survived by her husband John Edward Woell, her children John Woell (Marcia), Christine Grierson (Bruce), William Woell, Jeffrey Woell and Julie Horkey (Tom) and her 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Dr. Francis Cyprian Krumholz and Louise Dorothy Reuter, brothers George, Paul and Francis and her sisters Barbara and Carol.

A Memorial Mass will be held April 5, 2024 at 11:00am at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 407 Lake Ave North, Battle Lake, MN with Fr. Leroy Schick officiating. Honorary urnbearers are her grandchildren: Paul, Mark, Michael and Elizabeth Woell, Matthew, Mark, and Ben Miller, Nick Woell, Katie and Hannah Woell, Courtney and Ellen Horkey.

Interment will be held at a later date at Christ the King Cemetery in Browerville, Minnesota.

Funeral arrangements were provided by Glende-Nilson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls, MN.