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Rose Mary Heinze-Haskell, 85, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on March 16th, 2019 at home.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory.
Rose was born on November 1, 1933 in Dubuque, Iowa the daughter of Alfred and Adeline (Waters) Birch. She graduated from Dubuque Senior High School. In 1952 she married Frank C. Heinze and he preceded her in death. She later married Richard C. Haskell in 1978 and he preceded her in death.
She worked for Dubuque Stamping Company, John Deere and Answer Iowa. She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Youth Bowling League, United States Bowling Congress and was inducted into the DWBA Hall of Fame in 2007.
Rose enjoyed travelling, spending time on the river and singing karaoke with her friends. She was also on many bowling leagues throughout her life.
Rose is survived by her children, Frank (Annie) Heinze, of Dubuque, Deborah (Richard) Smith, of Cedar Falls, John (Jeannie) Heinze, of Dubuque, Trish Julson, of Dubuque, Rick (Sharon) Haskell, of Dubuque, Patti (Joe Weber) Sarazin, of Dubuque and her sister Shirley Stecklein, of Platteville, WI. Rose has 18 grandchildren and 50 great grandchildren and also leaves behind her beloved dog “Eddie Haskell”
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter in infancy, and a brother Tom Birch.