Rose Marie Lorenz

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019, at St. Alphonsus Church in Langdon for Rose Marie Lorenz, 86, of Langdon, who passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.

Posted 4/18/19

Rose Marie Hewitson was born December 8, 1932, in Osnabrock to Percy and Elizabeth (Poier) Hewitson. She grew up and attended school in Osnabrock, graduating in 1950. She married Emil Lorenz on January 5, 1951, in Fargo. They raised their family and farmed south of Langdon. In her younger years, she enjoyed sewing club and bowling. She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters and enjoyed attending bible study at the church. She loved to read and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving Rose are her husband, Emil, of Langdon; son Keith (Kathy) Lorenz of Langdon; daughter Mary Beth (Kurt) Helgevold of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren: Kyle (Andrea) Lorenz, Korey (Katie) Lorenz, Katie (Doug) Johnson; great-grandchildren: Olivia, Avery, Kashton, Konnor, Kollyns, Krew, Jada, Keagan; brother Jim (Marjo) Hewitson and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers: John, Jimmy, and Judd (Lola).

Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available at