Mary Rose Pinkelman
WYNOT — Mary Rose Pinkelman, 70, Wynot, died March 7, 2023, at the Arbor Care Center, Hartington.
Mass of Christian Burial was March 11 at the Holy Family (Sts. Peter and Paul) Catholic Church, Bow Valley, with Rev. Jim Keiter officiating.
Burial was in the Sts. Philip and James Cemetery, St. James.
Pallbearers were Brian Pinkelman, Dennis Pinkelman, Doug Pinkelman, Eric Pinkelman, and David Newsam. Honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren.
Visitation was Friday, at church, with a vigil service, and continued one hour prior to services Saturday.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.
Mary Rose was born Nov. 12, 1952, to Thomas Charles and Theresa Appalonia (Becker) Moser in Bow Valley. She grew up in the Bow Valley area and graduated from Wynot High School. Mary Rose married Richard Joseph Pinkelman Sept. 11, 1971, in Bow Valley. Mary Rose was a proud homemaker of five children. She was also instrumental in the formation of the St. James Marketplace. She also worked for Lewis and Clark Visitors’ Center and Cedar County Transit through the years. She made rose rosaries and had been a member of Sts. Philip and James and a current member of Holy Family Parish.
Mary Rose loved sewing, crocheting, gardening, cooking and baking, bowling, and most of all she loved being with her children and grandchildren. She always enjoyed going out to the pasture to choose their Christmas tree, baking cookies for her grandchildren, canning and freezing her produce.
Mary Rose is survived by her husband, Richard, Wynot; her five children, Brian Pinkelman and fiance, Ashley Strong, Vermillion, S.D.; Dennis (Joy) Pinkelman, St. Joseph, Mo.; Doug (Tracy) Pinkelman, Wynot; Eric (Nikki) Pinkelman, Hartington; Amy (David) Newsam, Hartington; 20 grandchildren, Shaun, Darin, Logan, Brooklynn, Jade; Shaun (Lazliana), Emma, Tessa, Lea, Wade; Wes, Josh, Alex, Zach; Addison, Taylor, Mya, Derik; Katelyn, Mason and Grayson; five siblings, Ray (Natashia) Moser, Bow Valley; Carl (Susan) Moser, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Paul (Mavis) Moser, South Sioux City; Karen (Mel) Miksch, Columbus; Patty (Doug) Kortan, Utica, S.D.; many nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Helen Pinkelman, Wynot.
Mary Rose was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Barb Houlsworth; and brothers, Thomas Charles Moser and John Moser.