Rose Curry (nee Kaquatosh), 79, of Keshena, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, in Milwaukee. Born on Feb. 6, 1933, in Keshena, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester R. and Rachael (Gristow) Kaquatosh. On Oct. 19, 1962, she was united in marriage to Albert Curry in Chicago. He preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 2000. Rose worked for Eagle Knitt and was a member of the St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Neopit. In her free time, she enjoyed playing the slots at the casino, doing beadwork, crafting, knitting and crocheting.
Rose is survived by two special stepdaughters, Jean (Walter) Gragert, of Lake Placid, Fla., and Cheryl (Tom) Linbo, of Indiana; three brothers, Raymond E. Kaquatosh, of Milwaukee, Carl Kaquatosh, of Suring, Warren (Anita) Kaquatosh, of Neopit; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Roxanne Ponfil.
Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Albert; her parents; two sisters, Marsha (John) Heczko and Patricia (Anthony) Ponfil; a brother, Albert Kaquatosh; and two sisters-in-law, Evelyn and Crystal Kaquatosh.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Neopit with the Rev. Robert Rank officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Neopit Community Center from 5 p.m. Wednesday until the time of the service on Friday. A parish wake service will be held at the center on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano is assisting the family with the arrangements.www.swedbergfuneralhome.com