Died in Monticello, MN, on March 13, at age 93.
Rose was the daughter of Marie and August Lemke. She grew up on her parents’ farm in Meeker County, MN, where she attended a one-room schoolhouse. In 1948 she married the love of her life, Virgil Stegner, and they and raised their four children in Richfield, MN.
She is survived by her children Patti Marie, Donna Jeanne, Lee Shirley (spouse Joel Nissen) and John Scott.
Rose enjoyed gardening in the early evening hours of summer when the light was soft and gentle.
Rose’s service will be at 1:00PM on Thursday, May 28, 2020 and limited to those invited, per Covid-19 guidelines.
Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN at a later date.
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