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Marilyn Rostermundt

IRETON, IOWA – Marilyn C. Rostermundt, 86, of Ireton, Iowa died on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Hawarden Regional Healthcare Hospital in Hawarden, Iowa.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ireton, Iowa with Rev. Michael Boothby officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ireton. Visitation will begin at noon Monday, with the family present beginning at 6:00 p.m. and a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the church. The Porter Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com. The family prefers memorials be directed to the West Sioux Educational Foundation.

Marilyn C. Rostermundt was born December 23, 1930 in Manning, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Alice (Lohmeier) Grau. She graduated from Manning High School in 1948.

Marilyn married Merlin Rostermundt on November 23, 1950 in Arcadia, Iowa. They lived in Fairfield, Iowa where she was employed in the office at Fairfield Glove Company. The family moved to Westside, Iowa in 1956. They moved to Ireton, Iowa in 1961 when Merlin took a principal position with West Sioux Schools.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the LWML. She served on the Altar Guild for many years and had made many of the church banners. Marilyn enjoyed being a seamstress, crocheting, playing dominoes, camping, and spending time with her family. She and Merlin had wintered in Texas for 21 years.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Merlin; three children, Monica Verros of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, Mona Lewis of Prescott Valley, Arizona, and Matthew Rostermundt and wife Annie of Eden Prairie, Minnesota; her brother, Craig Grau and wife Leslee of Verona, Wisconsin; 7 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Marla; a son-in-law, Will Verros; and her mother-in-law, Marie Nulle and her husband Fred.


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ,Monday, April 17, 2017
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
602 Main Street Ireton, Iowa 51027

Prayer Service

7:00 PM ,Monday, April 17, 2017
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
602 Main Street Ireton, Iowa 51027

Funeral Service

10:30 AM ,Tuesday, April 18, 2017
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
602 Main Street Ireton, Iowa 51027

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Monica & Family... My sincerest sympathies to you all in the loss of Marilyn. The deep well of grief seems bottomless, but when you fill it with happy memories, it becomes easier to bear. Peace and love... Mary (Swanson) Deets

Mary Deets Apr 29 2017 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences for Marilyn's passing. I am blessed to have known her. Thinking of and praying for all her family members. God Bless

Rick and Carol Salberg Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss and thinking of you all. Know that you are in our Hearts and Prayers.

Karen and Mike Schneider Apr 16 2017 12:00 AM

Sending love and prayers to the family and friends of this sweet woman. Take comfort in knowing she's resting in the arms of God.

Mike and Sandy Holubar Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

Thinking of you all ...RIP, Marilyn
Time heals...Blessings to you!

Dr. Greg Landau Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

You are all in my thoughts and prayers ...
Praise be to God ...Time heals...

Greg Landau Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy. Thinking of all of you. It is so difficult to lose those we love so dearly. God Bless. Kathy

Kathy Huitink Apr 15 2017 12:00 AM