Rose Agnes Krogh, 87, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.
The former Rose Kenaley was born Feb. 15, 1916, at Ticonic, in Monona County, the daughter of Joseph Leo and Josephine Margaret (Sullivan) Kenaley. She moved to Le Mars with her family in 1931 and graduated in 1934 from Union Consolidated High School. Her teacher's certificate was earned at Western Union College in Le Mars, after which she taught in Plymouth County Country Schools for seven years.
During the World War II years, she worked at "The Depot" in Sioux City, assisting the home based war effort at the time when troops were based at the Army Air Corp Sioux City Airport.
Continuing her career in Sioux City, Rose was employed by MidWest Paper Company (later Carpenter Paper Company) as a catalog sales representative.
She and Donald L. Krogh were married Feb. 8, 1964, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. They moved to their farm at Sergeant Bluff where they farmed for 32 years. They enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S., a cruise and a trip to the Holy Land.
Rose was a longtime member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church at Salix where she was treasurer of their guild for a number of years.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars and Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court 269, Sioux City.
Following the death of her husband on Aug. 25, 1996, she moved back to her home in Le Mars. She entered Plymouth Manor Care Center in January 2000.
Survivors are four sisters, Alice Murray of Iowa City, Rita Starzl, Betty Kennaley, and Bonnie Ruden and her husband, Joe, all of Le Mars; three brothers, Gerald J. Kenaley of New Buffalo, Mich., Donald Kenaley and his wife, Helen, and Robert Kenaley and his wife, Ruth, all of Le Mars; three brothers-in-law, Max Krogh of Sergeant Bluff, Darrell Krogh, and Kenneth Krogh; and 32 nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband Don; a sister, Mary Louise Kidd; three brothers-in-law, Allan Murray, James Kidd, and Rome Starzl; and three sisters-in-law, Winifred Kenaley, Helen Krogh, and Lois Dodge.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. James Tigges officiating. Burial will be in Le Mars Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 2 p.m. Thursday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars, where there will be a Parish rosary at 4 p.m. and the family present for a Scriptural wake service at 7 p.m., and a Catholic Daughters rosary at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Siouxland.