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Carol Jean Rosga

July 15, 1941 June 27, 2020
Carol Jean Rosga
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Obituary for Carol Jean Rosga

MADISON-Carol Jean Rosga, age 78, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 15, 1941, in Madison, the daughter of Selmer and Dorothy Melland.

Carol graduated from Madison East High School in 1959. She married the love of her life, James David Rosga on Nov. 28, 1969 in Madison. Carol worked in the Nursing Department for UW-Madison retiring in 2001. She was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, Wisconsin Badgers fan, and Brewers fan. Carol knew the names of every single player. She also enjoyed bowling, playing cards, gambling and watching sports.

Carol is survived by her husband, James; two daughters, Catherine Uphoff- Peterson and Shari (Kraig) Rosga Morris; two sons, Rick (Jenny Ogden) Peterson and James (Michele) Rosga; brother, Russell Melland; sister, Karen Wehrman; grandchildren, James, Holly, Cassandra, Kyle, Camryn, Allisyn, Jaren, DJ and Morgan; five great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law, Merita Melland; brothers, Gordon Melland, Thomas (Pamela) Melland, Robert Melland and Gary Melland; daughter, Deborah Cornell; and in-laws.

Due to the new COVID-19 restrictions, services have been re-scheduled for Carol. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020. Groups up to 10 people will be allowed in for a brief visit, then ushered out of the building to allow the next group to enter. Burial will be held at Highland Memory Gardens with a private service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be gifted in Carol’s name to Agrace HospiceCare. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420

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Visitation

Monday

6

Jul

11:00 AM 7/6/2020 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 7/6/2020 1:00:00 PM
Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Care

5203 Monona Drive
Madison, WI 53716

Groups up to 10 people will be allowed in for a brief visit, then ushered out of the building to allow the next group to enter.

Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive Madison 53716 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

3054 County Road Bb
Madison, WI

3054 County Road Bb Madison WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Agrace HospiceCare

5395 E. Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg, WI 53711
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