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Rosalie Oliver
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“Dear Warren and Rosalie's family members : I am so sorry to see this notice that you lost Rosalie. I was gone on a family trip when all this...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Connie and Den Alvis - Logan, IA

“Denise and family, so sorry to hear of your mother's death. Do know my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Rose Hays - Hiawatha, IA - Friend

“Rosalie was always friendly and I liked to visit with her when was at Longview.She was a special person and well liked by everyone. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: marge stirtz - missouri valley, IA

“~To the Family of Rosalie Oliver~I am so sorry to hear the news of Rosalie passing away. She was a very sweet, loving, caring person and will be...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Niedermyer - Magnolia, IA

“If there are living Saints, Rosalie would certainly have been one. She was the kindest most loving person I know. She loved her family, her pets and...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Gary Oliver - Asheville, NC

“So very sorry to hear of Rosalie's passing. Her bright smile will be missed. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kris Tupper Ashley - NE - Friend

“So Very Very Sorry To Hear Rose Has Past Prayers Love & Hugs To All The Family Patty & Tom Niedermyer ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patty & Tom NIEDERMYER NIEDERMYER - IA


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Rosalie Ann (Arbaugh) Oliver was born February 1, 1932, to Schuyler and Doris (O'Dell) Arbaugh in Magnolia, Iowa. She was raised near Magnolia and graduated from Magnolia High School in 1949. She played basketball in high school and was a very good athlete. After graduation Rosalie worked at Darners, PMA (Production Marketing Assistance) Office in Logan and Securities Acceptance Company in Omaha. Rosalie married Warren Oliver on March 13, 1954, at the Logan United Methodist Church. The couple farmed and moved to their current farm in 1966.

Rosalie was a member of the Magnolia United Methodist Church. She loved attending all the grandchildren's events. She always made time for her kids and grandkids. She was a wonderful cook and known for her apple crumb pies. She also loved all animals. On anyone's birthday she would make a special meal of all the things the "birthday person" loved. Additionally she enjoyed writing and driving through the country.

Rosalie died on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at the Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa at the age of 84 years, 10 months, and 14 days.

Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Warren Oliver, Jr.; and brother, Jerry Arbaugh. She is survived by her husband, Warren Oliver of Magnolia, Iowa; four children, Dixie (Judson) Frisk of Magnolia, Iowa, Dennis (Barb) Oliver of Logan, Iowa, Denise Oliver of Moorhead, Iowa, Mike (Regina) Oliver of Logan, Iowa; six granddaughters; one grandson; six great grand-children; two sisters, Ardith Coffey of Rosemount, Minnesota, Velma (Larry) Epperson of Council Bluffs, Iowa; sister-in-law, Joann Arbaugh of Underwood, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.