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Rosalie Oliver

d. December 15, 2016

Magnolia, Iowa

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.

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