KUNSELMAN, Rose. October 1, 1934 –

September 11, 2013. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mom, Gammie, Sister & Friend.

On September 11, 2013, Rose Kunselman (born Rosalyn Josephine Gloria Wirgau)

passed away peacefully at Peace Arch Hospital with her only daughter by her side. Rose was born in Woodridge, Manitoba, and grew up in Narcisse, Manitoba with her parents and eleven siblings. She is survived by her daughter Kimberlea Murphy; her grandchildren Jazlyn Melnychuk and Graycen Murphy; her sisters

Dorothea Kiss of Abbotsford, BC; Bernice McMahon of Ladner BC; Ann Hyworon of Manitoba; Caroline Myskiw of Manitoba; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rose was predeceased by her father Stefan Wirgau; mother Anna Jestadt; brothers Carl, Stephen, Joseph, & Murray Wirgau; sisters Francis Weaser, Eleanore McMahon, & Evelyn Paridean. Rose moved to BC in 1968 with her daughter. She always had a book in her hand and loved crossword puzzles, music, dancing, horses, camp fires and the Great North. She was an avid baseball, curling and figure skating fan. She could answer any question in regards to any player in the Major Leagues. Please join us in the Celebration of her life on Saturday, March 8th, 2:00 pm at the Aldergrove Legion @ 26607 Fraser Hwy, Aldergrove, BC.

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