Roswitha Maria (Schiller) Munger

Born: Sat., Jun. 15, 1935
Died: Tue., Apr. 6, 2021


Visitation

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 09, 2021
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church


Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 10, 2021
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church


Prayer Service

5:30 PM Sat., Apr. 10, 2021
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church


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Roswitha Maria Munger, loving mother, grandmother & great-grandmother, of Fremont, Indiana went home to our Lord on April 6, 2021 after a long, hard fought battle with COPD.
She was born in Engers, Germany on June 15, 1935, to Erich and Therese Schiller. She married Karl L. Weiss and immigrated to the United States in 1961 but remained a German Citizen.  In 1978, she married Lynn Munger and was married to him until his passing.  
Roswitha was a seamstress by trade; but, also worked as a medical assistant when she lived in Germany.  After her move to the United States, she learned the English language.  She worked as a waitress at the Toll Road rest stop and the Holiday Inn.  After many years, she returned to her true calling, as a nurse’s aide at Cameron Hospital.  Rose had a love of nature, especially gardening and taking care of birds.  She was active in the Garden Club in the 60’s and set up bird feeders while at the Holiday Inn.  Roswitha was a long-time parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. In her younger years, she was active in the Altar & Rosary Society and Bridge club. Of all her activities, the one that she was most proud of was her 32 years of Sobriety. She was never shy about being in AA or trying to help others stay sober.  
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Lynn Munger and first husband, Karl Weiss.  
She is survived by her daughter Elisabeth (Kevin) McHugh; sons, Erich Weiss and Mark (Dorothy) Weiss; grandchildren, Katerina (Chad) Jones, Theresa (Joseph) Adams, Peter McHugh, Matthew McHugh, Gabriela McHugh, Iris Weiss, Christopher Weiss, Nicole Weiss, Katherine Weiss and great-grandchildren; Dean Jones, Lawrence Adams, Simon Adams and James Adams.  Also surviving is a brother, Wilfried (Hannelore) Schiller of Germany.
Visitation will be from 4-6 PM with a 5:30 PM Prayer Service on Friday, April 9, 2021 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Angola, Indiana.
Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Father Bob Showers officiating.  There will be one hour of visitation from 10-11 AM on Saturday prior to the service at the church.
Burial will be at a later date 0in the West Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont, Indiana.
Memorials may be made to Women in Transition or to the Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County.

Charitable donations may be made in Roswitha's memory to the following organizations:

Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County
http://www.CHSSteubenCounty.org
PO Box 204, Angola, Indiana 46703
Tel: 260-833-2877

Women in Transition of Steuben County
412 S. John Street, Angola, IN 46703

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Karen Call
   Posted Thu April 08, 2021
So sorry to hear about your loss. Praying for you and your family.

Terri Funk
   Posted Thu April 08, 2021
I am so very sorry to hear about this! Rose was an amazing person who I grew to love immensely and think of very often. I know she is in better hands. Prayers for her family. I know how you've been by her side through all this. I'm so sorry..

Rev. Kimberley Harrell
   Posted Thu April 08, 2021
Elisabeth, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. No matter how prepared we think we may be, the shock and grief is tremendous. Let your sweet memories of your Mother comfort you in the days ahead and be kind to yourself. Sending love and comfort to you and all the family.

As you go forward from this day, know that your Mother is with you. Our Creator GOD is Divine Energy and all in creation is energy. To radiate love, light and the essence of our beings through our personal energy fields is such an amazing gift and blessing. All life is energy; Energy does not die or cease to be. It may transform and change and it is always present and is eternal. WE are all connected one to the other, whether we are physical beings or spirit. Know that Roswitha and the energy that manifested as her on this Earthly plane is with our Heavenly Creator now and is also with you and around you still.

Pam Clark
   Posted Thu April 08, 2021
Great memories with Roswitha. Have know her for many years. Always a kind heart and very passionate and her care. She will be forever missed. God has gained another great person

Shelly Allen Grant
   Posted Thu April 08, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to Elizabeth and your family. Roswitha was a large inspiration to many women she touched over the years at Women In Transition with her kindness and passion for recovery. Rose will be deeply missed.

Penny Buracker
   Posted Thu April 08, 2021

Medium Basket Garden was sent by Ronnie and Penny Buracker, Luray, Virginia.

With all our love, Ronnie and Penny Buracker


Mickey Hartzman
   Posted Thu April 08, 2021
May God always keep you in the palm of His hands.
Prayers for you and the family.

Jay Herndon
   Posted Fri April 09, 2021
Condolences to Elisabeth, Mark, and Erich. Roswitha was always very kind to me. She will be missed.

LIAT PETERS
   Posted Sun April 11, 2021
My family is sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a lovely lady. We are praying that your family will be comforted by the peace that the Lord's promise of life everlasting brings.

Holly Kistler
   Posted Sun April 11, 2021
Prayers for all of Roswitha's family. May God bless each of you with His peace and consolation.

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