Rosemary A. (Minich) DeWolf

July 2, 1927 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 92)


Rosemary A. DeWolf, 92, of La Porte, Indiana passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, September 9, 2019.

Rosemary was born July 2, 1927 in La Porte to Leo and Elizabeth (Wagner) Minich.

On September 29, 1951 in La Porte, Indiana, Rosemary married William E. DeWolf who preceded her in death on December 29, 2012.

Rosemary was employed as Deputy Clerk Treasurer for the city of La Porte Clerk Treasurer’s office. She graduated in 1945 from Kingsbury High School and the former Reese School of Business.  She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir and was a member of Ladies Circle.

Rosemary cherished time spent with her grandchildren, family and friends.

Rosemary leaves behind two sons, Christopher M. (Bonnie) DeWolf and James W. DeWolf both of La Porte, Indiana; grandchildren, Angela (Samuel) King and Annette (Chase) Schletzer; four great grandchildren, William John, Florence, Branch, & Dawson; a sister, Sister Helen Minich of St. Francis Convent, Mishawaka; and a brother, Thomas Minich of La Porte. She was preceded by her parents; husband William; and siblings, Mary & Virginia Biegel, Helen Wandell, Leonard, Richard, Robert, & Andrew Minich.          

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.  A Parish Rosary will be recited at 6:15p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. Peter Catholic Church in La Porte.  Family and friends may gather at 9 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Reverend Ian Williams will officiate.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1110 Monroe Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350.

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September 12, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Recitation of the Rosary
September 12, 2019

6:15 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Mass of Christian Burial
September 13, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
1101 Michigan Avenue
LaPorte, IN 46350

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