A celebration of life for Rose M. (Emde) Brenneman, 90, of Kalona, was held Sept. 6, at the Kalona Mennonite Church. Burial was in Memory Gardens in Iowa City. A memorial fund has been established for the Iowa Lion’s Eye Bank at 2346 Mormon Trek Blvd., Ste. 1500, Iowa City, IA 52246 and Iowa City Hospice at 1025 Wade St., Iowa City, IA 52240. Rose Brenneman died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
Local survivors include former daughter-in-law, Sue Brenneman of North Liberty.
Preceding Rose in death were her parents, her husband Dan, two brothers, Vernon and John Emde and one sister, Helen Emde.