Roseann Ols

Obituary of Roseann Ols

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Roseann “Rosie” Ols, 85, of Winamac, IN passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at her home.  She was born on September 15, 1935 in Winamac to the late Charles and Margaret [Gerner] Hein.  Rosie graduated from Winamac High School.  On November 8, 1954, she married Chris E. Ols in Michigan City, IN.  He passed away on July 24, 2007.  Rosie retired from Eaton’s in Winamac.

Rosie was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac and was an active member of the Christian Mothers and Ladies of Charity.  She was also a member of Winamac Eagles #2580.  Rosie enjoyed sewing and crocheting as well as traveling (with her grandchildren).   More than anything she loved her family very much and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. 


She is survived by:

Margaret A. (Michael) Reid, Star City, IN Daughter

Chris A. (Lee) Ols, Greentown, IN Son

Tonia (Jeremy Wegner) Reid, Granddaughter

Erin (Chris Lease) Reid, Granddaughter

Beth (Dave Fellers) Reid, Granddaughter

Christopher Ols, Grandson

Joshua Ols, Grandson

Violet Ols, Granddaughter

4 Great Grandchildren: Gabriel, Penelope, Celia, and Charlie

Jean Becker, Sister

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Charles and Margaret [Gerner] Hein, Parents

Chris E. Ols, Husband

Dorothy O’Donnell, Sister

Ruth Dawson, Sister

Mildred Marquand, Sister

Bill Hein, Brother

Mary Fritz, Sister

Chuck Hein, Brother


Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. 


The Rosary will be recited at  6 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home followed by Christian Mothers and Ladies of Charity Services.


A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM EDT Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac, IN with Rev. Andrew DeKeyser officiating. 


Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac, IN.


Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


Online Tributes may be offered at


Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Frain Mortuary - Winamac
305 E Main St.
Winamac, Indiana, United States
The Rosary will be recited at 6 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home followed by Christian Mothers and Ladies of Charity Services.

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
St. Peter's Catholic Church
401 N. Monticello Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States
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Roseann Ols

1935 - 2021

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