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Rose Mary Kortan – Obituary

Name: Rose Mary Kortan

Age: 90

Born: 09-15-1927

Died: 02-13-2018

St. Louis Catholic Church, Paynesville, MN

St. Louis Catholic Church, Paynesville, MN

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, February 21st, at 11:00 AM at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville, for Rose Mary Kortan, age 90, of Paynesville, who died on February 13th at Koronis Manor in Paynesville. Rev Glenn Krystosek and Rev. Richard Leisen will concelebrate. Burial will be in St. Louis Parish Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday morning after 10:00 AM at the Church. Funeral Arrangements are being made with the Daniel Anderson Funeral Home in Paynesville.


Rose was born September 15, 1927 in Sauk Centre to Frank and Rose (Haskamp) Wiener. She married Elmer Eveslage in 1950 at the age of 22. The couple lived in many places and finally settled down and built a new house in Paynesville. Elmer died unexpectedly on June 6th, 1987. Rose became the housekeeper for Rev. Richard Leisen for over 22 years. On July 18th, 1993 she married George Kortan. They were married for 16 years before he passed away. Rose was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, Christian Women, American Legion Auxiliary, and was a St. Louis Choir member for 56 years. Rose kept busy making Baptismal gowns for St. Louis Parish.

Survivors include her children, Tom Eveslage (Linda) New London, and Cindy Blank (Tom), Casa Grande, Arizona, 4 grandchildren and 5 step grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 4 step-great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters, Paul Wiener (Fran), Georgetown, Texas, Jim Wiener and sister Alverna Meyer (Kenny), Sauk Centre, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, brothers, Tony, Herb, Jack, Reuben, and Alphonse Wiener and sisters Theresa Froseth and Irene Gritzmacher.

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