Rosemary C. Witte
(nee Furo) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Tuesday, February 25, 2020.
Beloved wife of the late Edwin W. ‘Bud’ Witte, Jr., for 64 years, dear mother of Bill (Lucy) Witte, Donna (Rick) Kottemann, and David (Renee) Witte, dear grandmother of Kelli (Tim) Malone, Matt (Trena) Witte, Adam Witte, Kathy Kottemann, Marcia (Andrew) Schumert and Christine (Andrew) Hill, dear daughter of the late Peter Furo and the late Katherine Dekold Furo, dear sister of the late Magdalena ‘Lena’ Dunlap and Katherine Tubbesing, dear great-grandmother, aunt, great-aunt, cousin, and friend of many across the U.S., Canada, and Germany.
Services: A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 14 at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church, 4900 Ringer Road, St. Louis, MO 63129 at 10:00 a.m. Mrs. Witte donated her body to Washington University School of Medicine. She was retired from Monsanto, and was a longtime volunteer at Powder Valley Nature Center and the Missouri Department of Conservation. She was a longtime member of St. Frances de Sales, St. Patrick and St. Richard parishes. She loved to travel the back roads of North America, spend time with family, gardening, walking in creeks, and shoveling snow. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul, the Alzheimer’s Association, or the Missouri Department of Conservation appreciated.