Rosemary A. Waldschmidt

Rosemary A. Waldschmidt

Rosemary A. Waldschmidt


Rosemary A. Waldschmidt, 100, of Riverside, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 19 2022, at Pioneer Park in Lone Tree. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26. at the Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services of Riverside. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside. Burial will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery. Following the committal service, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the church. Memorials may be directed to the GoFundMe account for Rosemary’s six month old great-granddaughter Kenzie Jo Waldschmidt, who needs a liver transplant, Online condolences may be left for the family at

Rosemary Fecker was born on July 3, 1922, the daughter of Gustave and Bertha (Metz) Fecker. She graduated from Dubuque Senior High School. Rosemary was united in marriage to William E. Waldschmidt on April 5, 1945, at Nativity Church in Dubuque, Iowa. She retired from the University of Iowa Hospital’s Outpatient Pharmacy in March of 1987. Rosemary was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside and the Ladies of St. Mary’s, where she helped serve many funeral dinners. She was actively involved in her community in National Catholic Society of Foresters, VFW Auxiliary, church choir and community meals. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, playing cards and traveling. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Rosemary is survived by her four children and their families, Susan Booth Ryan of Coralville, Jim (Nancy) Waldschmidt of Lone Tree, Jane (Tom) Brown of Waterloo and Annette (John) Trickett of Tipton; six grandchildren, Mike (Kristen) Booth, Nicole (Orin) Holland, Adam (Sara) Waldschmidt, Andy (Kayla) Waldschmidt, Kevin (Kristi) Brown and Connor Trickett; 12 great-grandchildren, Zach, Logan and Kyle Booth, Xander and Tristan Holland, Max and Lauren Waldschmidt, Jace and Kenzie Waldschmidt, Emery, Baylor and Oliver Brown; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Anthony, Joe and Gus; two sisters, Rita and Eleanor.

The family would like to thank the staff of Pioneer Park in Lone Tree and Gentiva Hospice of Hiawatha.

Rosemary was deeply loved and will be missed by all her survive her.

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