Rose Marie Truitt, 62, Phillips, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff, after a brief illiness. She was born on May 7, 1952, in Tomahawk, the daughter of Clarence and Clara (Schliepp) Andreae. She spent her early life and schooling in the Spirit and Rib Lake area. She attended and graduated from Rib Lake High School Class of 1970. She attended North Central Technical School, in Wausau. She was married to Robert Joseph Truitt in 1985 in Ellisville, Miss., He preceded her in death in 2009. She was the caregiver for her parents for many years. She was employed at the Phillips Counseling and Development Center for many years prior to her retirement due to ill health.
In her free time she enjoyed reading, puzzles, crafts, bingo, and working with special Olympics projects.
She is survived by 1 daughter : Shannon (Fiance’ Michael Mickelson) Andreae, Phillips and by 1 brother: Arthur J. (Shirley Ann) Andreae, Ogema., and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband Robert Truitt by 2 sisters: Darlene and Lorraine, and by 2 brothers: Marvin and Ervin.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 16, 2014, at the Heindl Funeral Home, Phillips, with Pastor Thomas Reiff officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service
The Heindl Funeral Home, Phillips, is in charge of the arrangements..