Rosetta Clark, 77

Rosetta Clark, age 77, of Cokato, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at the Cokato Manor after a long battle with dementia.

She was born Feb. 14, 1938 in Plymouth, KS, to James and Viola White-Gosser. She was the fifth of nine children.

Rosetta graduated from Plymouth High School. After high school she attended college at Kansas State, where she got her teaching degree.

While attending college, she meet Robert D. Clark. They were united in marriage Nov. 15, 1958, and celebrated 57 years together.

They resided in Kansas, where Rosetta first taught in a one-room schoolhouse, and then at a Catholic private school.

Robert and Rosetta started their family when they welcomed their daughter, Tamara, and five years later, their son, Greg.

They then moved to Cokato, where their son, Doug, was born.

Rosetta was employed at Fabratech for many years before starting a daycare. She has blessed the lives of many children in her 29 years as a daycare provider.

Rosetta was blessed with seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Robert D. Clark; daughter, Tamara (Duane) Clark-Webb; son, Doug (Tracy) Clark; grandchildren, Beth (Danny) Webb-Fredrickson, Joanie (Gordy) Corbett, Amie (Curt) Schmitz, Chad Webb, Triston Clark, Tate Clark, and Colton Clark; great-grandchildren, Brody Corbett, Bently Corbett, Huxley Schmitz; sisters, Dorthy Carpenter, Nancy Wyatt, Joanne (Lee) Baysinger, and Patty Sue (Carl) Vogts.

Rosetta was preceded in death by her parents, James and Viola White-Gosser; son, Greg Clark; and four siblings.

A funeral service took place at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato, with visitation one hour prior to services.

Arrangements were by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, (320) 286-2534, www.swansonpeterson.com.

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