She was born April 16, 1937 in New London, to the late Henry and Margaret (Fredrickson) Kitzman. Rosemarie graduated from New London High School in 1955, and on August 6, 1955 she married Martin Wied at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in New London. She held many positions in housekeeping and retail. In 1981 she became the first Director of Housekeeping at Good Shepherd Services in Seymour. Rosemarie took pride in raising her children and grandchildren and taking care of their home, through that she still found time to perfect her interior design skills in decorating for the holidays and crafting holiday ornaments for her family and friends. Rosemarie was also a member of the Red Hatter’s Society in Green Bay.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Martin Wied; her daughter, Patti (Donny) Eisenreich, Seymour, and their children, Sherry (Joe) Urcavich, Germantown, TN; Craig (Robin) Eisenreich, Arvada, CO, and Adam (Haley) Eisenreich, Kaukauna; her son, Steve (Marie) Wied, Green Bay, and their children, Gina (fiancé Tim O’Connell) Wied, De Pere, and Brad Wied, Navarino; her son, Gary (Karolyn) Wied, Oneida, and their children, Jennifer (Michael “MJ”) Hintz, De Pere, and Kari (Tyler) Cornelissen, Wrightstown; and her daughter, Barb (Joe) Braun, Green Bay, and their children, Jackie (Adam) Hill, Seymour, and Katie (fiancé Brigham Bramschreiber) Braun, Green Bay. Rosemarie is further survived by 17 great-grandchildren, Alex, Trey, and Henry Urcavich; Cole, Davis, and Emelia Eisenreich; Molly and Melody Eisenreich; Quaid, Gracin, Irelyn, and Sawyer Hintz; Lawton, Tucker, and Brady Cornelissen; and Jaelyn and Easton Hill; siblings, Roger (Lois) Kitzman, Pulaski, and Alice (Randy) Behnke, New London; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wally (Mary) Wied, Sebring, FL; Norma Wied, Green Bay; Sue Wied, Green Bay, and Margaret Rentmeester, Green Bay; along with many nieces and nephews. Rosemarie was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Margaret Kitzman; parents-in-law, David and Gladys Wied; brother, Henry “Hank” Kitzman; sister-in-law Angie Kitzman; brothers-in-law, John and Norman Wied, and Delbert Rentmeester; step-sister, Marilyn Furhman, and a special niece Shelly (Kitzman) Johnson.
Friends may call at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., Green Bay on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. Parish wake service at 7:30 on Friday. Visitation will continue on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 2270 S. Oneida St, Green Bay, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m., at the church, with Rev. Jack Harper officiating. Burial will be in St. Sebastian Cemetery in Isaar. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.prokowall.com.
Through the years Rosemarie’s family have been strong supporters of the Alzheimer’s Association to help find a cure for this memory robbing disease.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Memory Care Unit at Birch Creek Assisted Living for all of their love and care for Rosemarie.
In Mom’s world: “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.”