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Roxanne K. Besler

September 25, 2019


Roxanne K. “Rocky” Besler, 50, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away peacefully on September 25, 2019 at her home with family.

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road where a service will be held at 3:00 p.m.

Roxanne was born on March 2, 1969 in Dubuque, Iowa the daughter of James and Karen (Ernst) Kieffer. She graduated from Dubuque Senior High School and worked at various jobs throughout Dubuque lastly working at Menards.

She loved baking, cooking and sharing her goodies with family and friends. She was an avid karaoke singer, enjoyed gardening and loved animals. Rocky was a genuine person that would give the shirt off her back. Her most memorable moments were spending time with friends and family.

She is survived by her children Rachael Dimmer, Jillian Dimmer and Mitchel Besler; her former husband Dale Besler; mother Karen Kieffer; father James Kieffer; siblings LeeAnn (Tink) Ludwig, Tom (Melissa) Kieffer and granddaughter Lyla Dimmer along with many nieces and nephews.

Roxanne was preceded in death by her grandparents, aunts and uncles.

In lieu of flowers a Roxanne Besler memorial fund will be established.

The family wishes to thank Hospice of Dubuque and Grand River Medical Group especially, Dr. Hermann and his staff for all their wonderful care and kindness. Also, to Dale Besler for the help and support given to Rocky.

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September 29, 2019

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory
2595 Rockdale Road
Dubuque, IA 52003

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