Heaven has gained a beautiful Angel! Rose Marie Coleman passed away March 3, 2020, at the Barron hospital in Barron, Wis.
Rose was born to Albert and Minnie Poirier on Dec. 8, 1940, in Springbrook, Wis. She married Charles Richards on Dec. 27, 1960, and together they had three children. After Charles passed away, Rose married William Coleman Sr.
Rose was a homemaker most of her life. Later in life, Rose did in home healthcare. She loved her job because she loved to help people and make them happy and comfortable in their life.
Rose is survived by her children, Bonnie (Bob) Shimko, of Bruce, Wis., Connie (Ken Graese) Richards, of Barnes, Wis., Charles J. Richards, of Bruce; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Adeline Poirier, of Chetek, Wis.; a brother, Robert Poirier, of Menifee, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Rose Mary Poirier and Donna Poirier, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and a very special friend, Arloa Bannister.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Minnie Poirier; both husbands, Charles Richards and William Coleman Sr.; brothers, Jack, Ben, Frances, Harold and Ray; sister, Alice Poirier; and a very special friend, Agnes Nelson.
A very special thank you goes out to all the staff at the Barron Care and Rehab, Barron Hospital and Dr. Carmarker.
The funeral service for Rose will be held on Friday, May 29, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home in Chetek. Visitation will be held at 12 p.m. until the time of service. Following the service, Rose will be laid to rest at the Pleasant Plain Cemetery in rural Chetek.
Casket-bearers will be B.J. Shimko, Kaz Richards, Adam Shimko, Ken Graese, Chuck Richards, Crystal Clark, Sarah Chavez and Shay Johnson.
The Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home of Chetek has been entrusted with arrangements.