The Moore American

August 21, 2013

Rosemary Tetzlaff


The Moore American

MOORE — Rosemary Tetzlaff, 78, of Moore, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. She was born Jan. 28, 1935, in Albert Lea, Minn., to Raymond and Louise (Kramer) Burkart.

Rosemary married Fred Tetzlaff on Feb. 11, 1950, in Conger, Minn. She was a hospital volunteer at St. Anthony South, Moore Medical Center and Norman Regional Medical Center. At one time, she served as President of the National Osteopathic Guild Association.

Rosemary was a very giving person. She was very organized and thought of every thing. Rosemary very caring and always thoughtful of others. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing and needlepoint. Rosemary was an excellent baker. She was known for her cookies, cakes, brownies, etc. Everyone loved Rosemary –– her grandson, Jeremiah, friends, called her “Grandma.”

Rosemary was an active member of St. Andrew The Apostle Catholic Church in Moore. Her first love was her family.

Rosemary is survived by her husband, Fred; daughter, Mary Moore and husband, Steve of Largo, Fla.; son-in-law, Jimmy Staton of Newcastle; three grandchildren, Jeremiah Staton of Newcastle, Danielle Witt of Naples, Fla. and Jacob Will of Naples, Fla.; and a host of other loving family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Rita Staton; two brothers, Dick Burkart and Gary Burkart; and one sister, Arlene Flatness.

A funeral Mass was held Aug. 15 at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church at 800 NW 5th St., in Moore, with Father Jack Feehily officiating. Interment followed at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City. Services were under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel in Moore.

Moore American, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013