Rosemarie (Volcansek) sterle

Born: Sun., Feb. 14, 1932
Died: Wed., Apr. 4, 2018


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Mon., Apr. 09, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Mon., Apr. 09, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

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Rosemarie Sterle, age 86, of Ashland, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Brethren Care Village during the early hours of April 4, 2018.  She was born in Cleveland on February 14, 1932, the daughter of Vladislav and Magdalene (Barkovich) Volcansek.  She was a 1950 graduate of Marymount High School in Cleveland.  Mrs. Sterle had been a resident of Ashland the past 40 years.  She had been employed as an executive secretary at the Brotherhood Locomotive Engineer’s headquarters in Cleveland during the 1960’s and most recently had been with the Ashland Public Library for 10 years. Most importantly, she was a loving wife and mother. Mrs. Sterle was an active member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church.  She had a kind word and a bright smile for everyone she met.  She had a true servant’s heart and never spoke ill of anyone.  Rosemarie loved spending time with her family, listening and dancing to Slovenian Polka music, and doing crossword puzzles.

Rosemarie will be forever remembered and dearly missed by her husband of 52 years, Edward Sterle, her children, Amy (Lance) Pate of Fort Worth, Texas, David (Catherine) Sterle of Medina, Mary (Leonard) Dolce of Mansfield, Julie (Keith) Lile of Danville, Kentucky, and Mark (Lauren) Sterle of Wadsworth; her grandchildren, Alex, Luke, Jake and Sara Purtell, Josh Dolce, Milania Sterle, and Connor and Natalie Pate.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Heyl Funeral Home with Father Rod Kriedler officiating.  Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service.  Burial will follow at 12:45 P.M. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio for family only.  The family suggests memorial contributions may be made in Rosemarie’s memory to St. Edward’s Catholic School 510 Cottage St. Ashland, Ohio 44805. 

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Mark Zust
   Posted Fri April 06, 2018
Be at peace, Aunt Rose. My heart is heavy, but my mood lightens when I think of her gentle smile, long hugs and musical laugh. Uncle Ed, you and Aunt Rose are the model for a loving partnership. Amy, David, Julie, Mary and Mark, you were blessed to have her as your Mom. I was privileged to have her in my life. Aunt Rose holds a very special place in Christine's heart as well as mine. This world is diminished without Rose's light, but she has joined a greater light that forever shines for us all. Love you and miss you, always.

Glenda Wilkinson
   Posted Sat April 07, 2018

TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Les and Denise, Jeff and Marita.

With our heartfelt sympathy, Love, Les, Denise, Jeff, and Marita Jeff an

Joe McLaughlin
   Posted Sat April 07, 2018
ED and family, I am very sad to read of Rose's passing. She was a beautiful, kind, gentle woman and a good friend. She leaves a huge void here, but brightens her new home with her presence. My prayers to you and your beautiful family.

Joe McLaughlin
Meadville, PA

Susie Riebau
   Posted Sat April 07, 2018
To Ed, and Rose's family: very sorry for your loss. I worked with Rose at the Ashland Public Library for years and she was a very sweet lady, always kind.

Mike & Brenda Anderson
   Posted Sun April 08, 2018
What a very special and warm hearted mother, to Julie, David, Amy, Mark and Mary we offer prayers and hugs with our sympathy to all and to your dad. You are truly a very special family, very dear to our hearts.

Mike & Brenda Andeson

Laurie and Gary Keller
   Posted Mon April 09, 2018
Dear Ed, Mary, Grandkids, and family,
What a beautiful woman inside and out, what a loving couple Rose and Ed, what a legacy of fabulous Grandkids, our deepest prayers and sympathy to you. My heart always smiles when I think of your family, and Rose was so full of smiles. God bless you all and find comfort in the prayers of those that love you.

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