LINTON - Rose Ternes, 85, Linton, died Nov. 17, 2006, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Linton, with the Rev. Gary Benz officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 .m. today at Myers Funeral Home, Linton, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.
Rose Ternes was born Sept. 19, 1921, in Strasburg, the daughter of Carl and Margaret (Glass) Scherr. She attended rural school. Rose married August Ternes on May 1, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wis. In 1945, they moved to Braddock, where they owned and operated a business. In 1950, they moved into Linton, where they owned several businesses and she managed the Linton Greenhouse. She was also employed at the Linton Hospital. August died Dec. 27, 1994.
Rose was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters, Christian Mothers and Senior Citizens. Rose was gifted as a florist, seamstress and gardener. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo and cooking. Rose was an avid Twins fan. She treasured time with her family and friends.
She is survived by nine children, Cherlene (George) Kelsch, Minot, Patricia (Don) Damberger, Savage, Minn., Sally (Dennis) Horner, New Richmond, Wis., Rose (Ternes) Hunter, Poquoson, Va., Augie (Sandy) Ternes and Jerry (Joan) Ternes, all of Bismarck, Mark Ternes of Omaha, Neb., Rhonda (Gordon) Schoonover, Bismarck, and Bryan Ternes, St. Paul, Minn.; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four brothers and six sisters-in-law, Alvin (Dorie) Scherr, Michigan, Eddie (Eufina) Scherr, Rapid City, S.D., Leo (Pauline) Scherr, Cudahay, Wis., Alois (Nancy) Scherr, Gordon, Neb., Bernie Scherr, Hazelton, and Diane Scherr, Wisconsin; and two sisters and one brother-in-law, Irene Lipp, Linton, and Sylvia (Art) Rivers, Milwaukee.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and five brothers, Tony, John, Eugene, Charlie and Ray.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Linton or St. Alexius Hospice.