Rosemary Houston, age 70, of Hopkins, MN passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice in Brooklyn Park, MN.
Rosemary was born September 25, 1950 in Ladysmith, WI the daughter of Delbert and Violet (Gavin) Walters. She was raised in Radisson, WI and attended school there, graduating from Winter High School. Rosemary was joined in marriage to Guy Houston and moved to Couderay, WI where she raised their two children. After separating from her husband, Rosemary moved to Minneapolis and began work for John Alden Life Insurance Company which later became Assurant. Rosemary worked as a Supervisor for the company for nearly 30 years, and retired in 2017. In her retirement Rosemary enjoyed spending time with her family and vacations with her sisters. She was proud of her heritage and was planning a trip overseas.
Rosemary is survived by her two children, Guy (Debbi) Houston Jr. of Hayward, WI, Rosemary (Andy Gaspar) Houston of Winston, GA; six grandchildren, Khloe (Spring) Holz Houston, Samantha Mittlesdorf, Tysa (Travis) Froemel, Paul Mittlesdorf, Sabrina Houston, Josh Houston; five great grandchildren; mother, Violet Wells of Crystal, MN; siblings, Edward (Sandy) Walters of Radisson, WI, Kathy Walter of West Allis, WI, Ernie Walters of Exeland, WI, James Walters of NV, Carol Clancy of Milwaukee, WI, Frank (Wendy) Walters of Crystal, MN, Judy Onstine of Minneapolis, MN; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Delbert and an infant brother, Donald.
A funeral service will be held for Rosemary at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at the Hayward Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Hilgendorf officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Seeley Riverside Cemetery.
Cards and flowers, for the family, may be sent to the Hayward Funeral Home 15571W County Hwy B, Hayward, WI 54843