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A Mass of Christian Burial for Lucille Rotenburger, 55 of Kalona will be held Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Richmond with Father David Brownfield and Deacon Derick Cranston officiating. Burial will follow at the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 27 from 2 – 7 PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona, where a prayer service will be held at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers a general memorial fund has been established. Lucille died at her home in Richmond on Friday, October 25 following a battle with cancer.
Lucille Mary Rotenburger was born on January 30, 1958 in Iowa City, the daughter of Leonard and Lela (Parson) Rotenburger. She grew up in Trenton and attended Mt. Pleasant High School until 1975. She worked 18 years at Sheller Globe in Iowa City, then K & K Sanitation and the Riverside Casino until she became ill. Lucille was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Richmond and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Wellman.
Survivors include one brother: Jim (Jackie) Rotenburger of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, three sisters: Sharon McDougal, Donna (Joe) Fanatia, Jane (Don) Gatlin all of Kalona, eight nieces and nephews and eight great nieces and nephews.
Preceding Lucille in death were her parents, one brother and one niece.
My deepest condolences to Tammy Hesseltine and the Rotenburger family.Ludie was deeply loved by everyone who met her.She fought a brave battle against cancer and will be missed.Prayers for everyone.
Barbra & Larry Roberts Oct 27 2013 12:00 AM
Sharon, Donna & Jane, Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Ludie had you 3 sisters that provided her "aheaven on earth" by the wonderful care you provided for her during her illness. She is now smiling down on you and keeping watch over you.
Alvin Miller Oct 27 2013 12:00 AM
Lucy was a true friend. We had alot of good laughs ,working together at the plant.Even though we live in Arkansas,I have thought about her.I shall cherish all the times we had.God Bless!
Diane King Curley Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM
Rest in peace, Ludie. My prayers are for your peace and the peace of your family. I hope there is lots of rhubarb in heaven! Love, Krista
Krista (Satterfield) Kessell Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM
My Dearest Friend, Your passing has left a giant hole in my heart. You made the world a better place. You are my forever friend. Love Mer To the entire Rotenburger family, You have our deepest sympathy and Love. Lucille will be missed by every person that she touched in her life. With Deepest Sympathy Bill, Merlene and Sarah Wilson
Merlene Wilson Oct 25 2013 12:00 AM