Rose Marie Wingert
1942 - 2016
Rose Marie Wingert passed away April 14, 2016. She was 73.
Rose Marie Konda was born on July 11, 1942 on a farm near Montrose, SD to John and Grace (O'Hara) Konda. She graduated from Parker High School in 1960. After graduation, she started her career in the medical field as a secretary. She worked first as an x-ray secretary at McKennan Hospital and began her career as a lab secretary for the next 40 years at LCM. She retired from Sanford Labs in August 2013. Her hobbies were square dancing, line dancing, knitting, crocheting and other crafts.
Rose Marie was united in marriage to Alvin Wingert on May 22, 1965 at St Joseph's Cathedral in Sioux Falls. She enjoyed camping, bus tours and square dancing with Alvin. She was a member of Christ the King Church, Shirts & Skirts Square Dance Club, and Active Generations.
Grateful for sharing her life are her brother, Francis (Judy) Konda; nephews, Jim (Kris) Konda of Jackson, MN, Mike (Amy) Konda, Sioux City, IA; niece, Cindy Konda, Sioux Falls, SD; brothers-in-law, Ron (Elaine) Wingert, Francis (Tuny) Wingert; sisters-in-law, Eilene (Cecil) McCoy, Mary Lou (John) Tunender, and Pat (Ron) Leber; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; her parents; and brother, James.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am Monday, April 18, 2016, at Christ the King Catholic Church. Burial will follow at 1:30pm at St. Patrick Cemetery, Montrose, SD. Visitation begins at noon, Sunday, with the family present to greet friends from 2:00 to 4:00pm and a prayer service beginning at 4:00 Sunday afternoon at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Avenue.
Published in The Argus Leader on Apr. 16, 2016