Rosaline “Rosie” Janice Calvin, 76, of Willmar, passed away Wednesday, June 24th peacefully at her home. Her funeral service will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, June 30th at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. Visitation will be one hour prior to her service. Burial will be in Bethany Reformed Cemetery in Clara City. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar, www.hafh.org.
Rosaline “Rosie” Janice Calvin was born May 12, 1944, in Montevideo, the daughter of Henry and Agnes (Feldman) Grussing of Clara City. The family later moved to Renville where she graduated from Renville High School with the Class of 1962. On November 24, 1967, Rosie was united in marriage to Sherlan Calvin at Bethany Reformed Church in Clara City. Following their marriage they lived in Willmar, where Rosie worked for First Bank for 25 years. Later, she worked as a substitute for Willmar Public Schools in numerous areas.
She was a member of First Reformed Church in Willmar. She served as a Sunday school teacher and children and worship planner, decorator and on various committees. Rosie enjoyed watching basketball and NASCAR racing, listening to music, decorating, lake activities at the cabin and traveling. She also enjoyed visiting with friends and playing cards. Rosie was thankful for her loving husband and their precious daughters and grandsons.
Surviving is her husband of 52 years, Sherlan; daughters: Heather Calvin of Tampa, FL, and Crystal (and Darrel) Hudson of Rogers; grandsons: Malakaí, Logan, Carter and Levi, sister-in-law, Linda Grussing, brother-in-law, Ethan (and Sharon) Calvin, sisters-in-law, Blanche Swenson and June Johnson; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry in 1993; mother, Agnes in 1999; and brother, Dalen in 2013.
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