Rosella “Rosie” Weddle, 72, of David City, died Dec. 14, 2015 at the Butler County Health Care Center in David City. She was born on Oct. 25, 1943 at Falls City to Charles and Rosamond (Johnson) Portrey.

She married Donald Weddle and they had six children.

Rosie was an active member of St. Mary’s Church in David City, was a member of the PCCW, Catholic Daughters of America, and a past choir member of St. Mary’s adult choir.

She is survived by children, Maria, of Lincoln, Donny (Jamie), of Salem, Danny, of Lincoln, Ann, of Octavia, Elizabeth, of Lincoln, and David, of Winterhaven, FL; brothers, John (Judy) Portrey, of Meridian, ID, and Leon (Kathy) Portrey, of Glenwood, IA; sisters, Clara (Ralph) Stutheit, of Humboldt, Barbara Shields, of St. Paul, MN, and Helen Fox, of Denver; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was held Friday at St. Francis Parish, rural David City. A Rosary was read prior to the funeral and visitation was held Thursday at Chermok Funeral Home. Burial was Friday afternoon at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dawson.

Memorials may be made in care of the family.

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