Rosa M. Merz
November 10th, 2022

Rosa Marie Merz age 90 of Independence passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022. She was born August 3, 1932, to Emil and Mary (VonDrasek) Teich in Pine City, Minnesota.

Rosa was preceded in death by her sons Anthony and Emil. She is survived by her husband Paul; daughter Julianne (Frank) Smaron; son James (Sheila) Merz; grandchildren Anna (Scott), Matthew (Annie), Peter, Natalie and Andrew (Eve); and great-granddaughter Avila.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at noon at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Medina, Minnesota. Visitation took place from 11AM to noon at the church prior to the Mass. Interment was in the church cemetery.