Marion Roeder Rosenstiel, 89 of Harrisonburg, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Oak Lea Nursing Home, Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community in Harrisonburg from Alzheimer’s.
Mrs. Rosenstiel was born January 7, 1924 in Berlin, Germany. After finishing high school, she attended Breslau University and graduated with degrees in chemistry and math. In 1952, Marion met her first husband, an American soldier and moved to Augusta, Georgia. After several years in Augusta, the couple moved to Washington, D.C. After the passing of her first husband in 1988, Marion moved to Bryce resort in Basye, Virginia where she later met and married Gary Rosenstiel. Mr. Rosenstiel died in 2007. Marion later moved to VMRC in 2009.
She is survived by a sister, a brother, 2 step-children and one step-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with Rev. Kyle Key and Rev. David Drebes officiating. Burial will follow at Prince of Peace Cemetery in Basye.
Memorial contributions may be made to Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, 1501 Virginia Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22802.