Private memorial services for family and close friends will be held Wednesday for Rosalee Grace Ille of Albert Lea, MN. Rosalee passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at St John’s Woodlands in Albert Lea, MN at 99 years young. Rosalee was born June 14, 1920 to Julius and Grace (Kruger) Newgard in Little Rock, Iowa. She graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1938 and on February 27, 1942 was united in marriage to Roger Ille. Rosalee loved gardening vegetables and flowers, boating, fishing, taking trips with Roger in their RV to California, winter home in Florida and flying to Germany to visit their daughter Linda. She also loved doing cross stitch, latch hook and sewing. She was a meticulous house keeper and loved conversing with acquaintances. Rosalee and Roger worked together at the Club 90 which they owned together in Alden, MN. For several years. Rosalee enjoyed spending time and seeing her son Larry every day. She deeply loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, and oh how she loved her dog Pepper. She will be missed by all who knew her especially her family. She will never be forgotten, and she remains in our hearts. She is survived by her son Larry and his wife Deanna of Albert Lea, MN, grandchildren; Stephanie Johnson and husband Jay, Laura Kuethe and husband Douglas, Cheryl Christenson and husband Aaron, grandchildren in Germany Johannes, Thomas, Andreas and Marcus. Great grandchildren Matthew and Johnathan Fethke, Samantha, Breanna, Alyssa, Taylor and Collin Kuethe, Khyzer Christenson, Magdalena, Jakob, Johanna, Jonathan and Maria Mosmann, son-in-law Heinz Mosmann in Germany. Also surviving are nieces Theresa Newgard, Fidelis Atkinson and their children in California. Rosalee was preceded in death by her parents, husband Roger, daughter Linda Mosmann and grandparents.
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