Katie Rohmiller, 24, Le Mars died suddenly Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, from injuries in an auto accident near Sioux City.
Katie Marie Rohmiller was born April 10, 1981 in Sioux City to Clayton and Laura (Bremer) Rohmiller. She was baptized into the Catholic faith. She attended Kissinger Elementary School in Merrill and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1999. In high school, Katie enjoyed participating in tennis, volleyball, and debate. Following high school, Katie had attended classes at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn., and Western Iowa Community College in Sioux City. While attending school, Katie had also worked at Applebee's in Bloomington and Sioux City.
Katie's greatest joy in life was caring for her daughter, Bailey. She also enjoyed shopping, bowling, dancing and music. Katie enjoyed attending family gatherings in Le Mars. Katie will be remembered for her optimistic attitude, loving smile, and her willingness to help others.
Survivors include her daughter, Bailey Hart; parents, Clayton Rohmiller of Merrill and Laura and her husband, Perry Nelson of Remsen; paternal grandfather, Joe Rohmiller of Le Mars; maternal grandmother, Pat Denney of Le Mars; maternal grandfather, Herman Bremer of Le Mars; two sisters, Kelli Rohmiller of Minneapolis, Minn. and Kimberli Rohmiller of Le Mars; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Louise Rohmiller and an uncle, Robert Rohmiller.
Mass of Christian burial will 10:30 a.m., Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Dan Greving officiating.
Inurnment of the ashes will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitations will be after 3 p.m., Thursday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a 4 p.m. parish rosary service with the family present after 6 p.m. to greet friends followed by a 7 p.m. Scriptural wake service. Visitation will continue at the church from 9:30 a.m. to service time.
Honorary pallbearers will be Adam Schoenherr, Amanda Schoenherr, Travis Weed, Shawn Weed, Shannon Weed, Chad Plueger, Erin Plueger, Anna Rohmiller, Dory Rohmiller, and Sara Rohmiller.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.