Roselia Theresa “Rose” Rausch
June 14, 1929- October 10, 2016
Roselia Theresa “Rose” Rausch, 87, of Annapolis passed away October 10, 2016 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was born June 14, 1929 in Waialua, Oahu, Hawaii to Roberto and Antonia (Sarming) Padgilao. Rose was raised in Waialua and attended public school. After graduating high school, Rose married Culver Howard Rausch on March 2, 1948. They settled in Kailua, Oahu, where they raised their family until moving to Annapolis in 1961. Rose worked at Sears for a few years before working at the Anne Arundel County Board of Education, retiring in 1992. She was a member of the Anne Arundel Retired Teachers Association, Showstoppers, Voices of Melody Chorus, Red Stocking Follies and the Ladies of Elks, where she was also a past President. Rose loved entertaining, singing and dancing, cooking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Culver in 2009. Rose is survived by children John Howard Rausch of Annapolis, Richard Martin Rausch and wife Deborah of Annapolis, Adele Theresa St. Ana of Royal Oak, Steven Michael Rausch and wife Mary Fran of West River, Carl Walter Rausch of Macon, GA, and Culver Alan Rausch and wife Vivian of Denton, seven grandchildren and a sister, Sister Lina Pagdilao, OSF of Syracuse, NY.
Saturday, November 19, 2016