Rosella E. Bruckner, 100, formerly of Kiel died Friday evening May 25, 2018 at Rocky Knoll Health Care Center where she had been a resident the past two years.

She is the former Rosella Miller, born September 7, 1917 in the Town of Schleswig, daughter of the late Edward & Louise (Klein) Miller.

Rosella attended St. Peter & Paul Catholic School. On October 2, 1940 she was united in marriage to Ralph Bruckner at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.

Rosella took great pride in raising her family and being a housewife. She also worked for many years at H.G. Weber doing night-time cleaning. Ralph preceded her in death on July 9, 1988.

She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and was active with the Christian Women and Catholic Order of Foresters. Rosella was a dedicated volunteer at the Salvatorian Mission Warehouse for many years. In her free time she enjoyed sewing, doing hand work and working in her vegetable and flower gardens.

Survivors include her children; Ken (Rogene) Bruckner, Kohler, Gerald (Margie) Bruckner, Plymouth, Kathleen (Gene) Weber, Plymouth, Stan (Mary) Bruckner, Kiel, Janice (Terry) Abraham, Plymouth, Bruce Bruckner, Kiel, Julie Raquet, New Holstein, Lynnette Raquet, Kiel, Rosella is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers; Arno (Doreen) Miller, Allen (Jeannette) Miller, Elroy Miller and Carlos Miller along with her dear friends, Sister Dora and Brother Regis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ralph, a grandchild, two great grandchildren, two sons-in-law; Paul Raquet and Mike Raquet, a brother; Leon (Ruth) Miller, a sister; Arline (Leo) Schnell and sistersin law; Rosie Miller & Margene Miller.

Funeral Mass for Rosella will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday June 1, 2018 at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church (413 Fremont St. Kiel) Family and friends may call at Church from 1:30 pm until 3:45 pm when we will have brief family rites before Mass. Burial in the parish cemetery.

Rosella’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff from Rocky Knoll especially 2 North for all the wonderful care and friendship they gave to Rosella.

Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home of Kiel is assisting the family.

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