January 29, 2023

Rosa Wilhelm Mai
Age: 98
Died: Monday, November 16, 2015 at Garden Valley Retirement Village
In Garden City
Born: August 6, 1917 in Barton County
Parents: Phillip & Leah (Miller) Wilhelm
Marriage: to William “Bill” Mai on December 28, 1941 at Wakeeney
He died on May 5, 1995

Memberships: Trinity Lutheran Church of Garden City
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Rosa was born in her Parent’s farmhouse in Barton County and then the family moved to Trego County to farm. She attended school in Trego County and was confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Church. She worked for several families in Wakeeney and moved to Garden City around 1934. She was a nanny for the Gillespie Family and later the Penney Family. After her marriage she was a Homemaker. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 1 Sister- Viola Herdt, 1Brother- Clarence Wilhelm, who was MIA during the Korean Conflict, and 1 Grandson- Eric Mai.

Survivors: 1 Son Harold & Connie Mai Garden City
1 Daughter LaDonna & Harvey Demel Decatur, Texas
1 Granddaughter Lisa & Ian Fleming Dallas, Texas
2 Grandsons Douglas & Jennifer Mai Pierceville
Jeffrey & Brittany Mai Garden City 4 Great-Grandchildren Ethan & Brianna Mai of Pierceville &
Luke & Evan Mai of Garden City

Numerous Nieces, Nephews and Friends.

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Friday
Place: Trinity Lutheran Church
Officiating: Rev Lyle Stuehrenberg
Burial: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Memorials: Trinity Lutheran Church or Garden Valley Retirement Village
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Thursday at Garnand Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com