Rosemary "Rosie" Cahill

August 23, 2019


Rosemary “Rosie” Cahill 81 of Dubuque passed away Friday August 23, 2019 at The University of Iowa Hospital’s and Clinics.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Saint Columbkille Catholic Church with Fr. David Schatz officiating, burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation for Rosie will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale where a parish wake service will be at 4:00 p.m.

Rosie was born in Potosi, Wisconsin on February 2, 1938 the daughter of Edward and Ina (Reed) Stohlmeyer. She married Gene Cahill on April 8th, 1961 at the Church of the Nativity, and he preceded her in death on December 27, 2008. She worked at the Tasty Café in Dubuque as a waitress. She enjoyed playing cards especially Poker and taking trips to the casino; Rosie always loved a good time.

She is survived by her in-laws, Barbara & Dick Molony, of Bernard, Maurice & Margo Cahill of Traverse City, MI, Lyle & Geri Cahill of Phoenix, AZ, Rita Cahill, of LA, and Thelma Schlueter, of Dubuque, along with many nieces and nephews.

Rosie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Gene, four sisters Charlotte Jotham, Patricia McCartney, Dolores Vosberg, and Catherine “Topsy” Arling. Sister-in-law Mary Cahill Kells, and nephews Paul Fetzek, Craig Hoskins and Mike Jothan.

Memorials may be given to St. Columbkille Catholic Church or Divine Word.

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August 26, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory
2595 Rockdale Road
Dubuque, IA 52003

Funeral Service
August 27, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Columbkilles
1240 Rush St
Dubuque, Iowa 52003

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