MIDDLETON/ASHTON-- Rosalie “Rosie” Mary Hellenbrand died on February 9, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her family. Rosie was born to Leo and Sophie (Maier) Sauk on January 22, 1938. She married Edwin Hellenbrand on May 10, 1955. Rosie was employed at Eagle Foods, Middleton Elder Care and finished her working career cleaning houses. Rosie had a strong faith and was a longtime member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Ashton.
Rosie always put family first and enjoyed spending time with them. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren always put a twinkle in her eye and a smile on her face. Survivors include her three children Edward (Donna), Charlene (Ron) Volp, Steven (Tammy); five grandchildren Jason (Rita), Luke (Nicole) Volp, Joseph, Emily (Carlos) Gonzalez, and Megan Volp (Gerhard); four great-grandchildren Hunter and Brooke Hellenbrand, Lincoln and Sawyer Volp, and one on the way. She is further survived by her brother Leo Sauk, JR., brothers-in-law Vince (Betty), Pat Wagner, and Norman Taylor; sister-in-laws Rita Heimbecker, Sally Ruhland, and Mary Seiler along with many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Edwin, infant daughter Mary, her parents, siblings Charles Sauk, Dorothy (Richard) Becker, and James Sauk, in-laws Bernie (Albert) Endres, Sylvester (Violet), Albert, Frances Wagner, Marcie (Harley) Marks, BIll Heimbecker, Rosetta Taylor, Charles Ruhland, and Eddie Seiler.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. Peter’s Catholic Church 7121 County Trunk K, Middleton/Ashton. Rev Chris Gernetzke will officiate. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 9:00 am until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to cancer or Alzheimer’s research. Burial will take place in the church cemetery and a luncheon will follow in the school hall.
A special thank you to Kathy Hellenbrand, her “bonus daughter” for all she did for Mom; and to Charlene and Ron for their loving care. Our sincerest thanks to Dr. McGowan, nurses Patti and Ashley, Father Pat, and the entire staff of St. Mary’s 8SW floor for your outstanding care and compassion for Mom.
You were truly an amazing mom, grandma, and great-grandma and will be missed by us all.
Love you Mom.
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