Rosalee Exline, age 88, of Centerville, Iowa, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center, Long Term Care in Centerville.
Rosalee was born on November 30, 1929 in Exline, Iowa, the daughter of Joe and Chloe (Simmons) Kozeliski. On October 9, 1949, she was united in marriage to Wayne Exline in Davenport, Iowa. To this union, two children were born, Sheri and Rick.
Rosalee was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and helping her husband on their farm. She was a member of the Exline Church of Christ.
Left to cherish Rosalee's memory are her daughter, Sheri (Bryan) Ziegler of Ottumwa, Iowa; her son, Rick Exline of Des Moines, Iowa; six grandsons, Derek (Sarah) Ziegler of Ottumwa, Iowa, Ryan Exline of Del Mar, California, Kyle (Maria) Exline of Chicago, Illinois, Blake (Natalie) Exline of St. Louis, Missouri, Brock Exline of Deland, Florida, Grant Exline of Nashville, Tennessee; three great grandchildren, Caleb Ziegler and Leah Ziegler of Ottumwa, Iowa, and Jack Exline of Chicago; two sisters, Pearlie Followwill of Belmond, Iowa, and JoAnn Bengston of Orlando, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Exline on April 3, 2015; and her parents, Joe and Chloe Kozeliski.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville. Burial will follow at Exline Cemetery in Exline. A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Lange Funeral Home in Centerville, with family greeting friends from 6:00-8:00PM. Memorials have been established to the Exline Church of Christ, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.