Rosa Lee Mable Anz Dahl

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Rosa Lee Dahl, 94, of Clifton passed away Friday morning, May 30, 2014, in Clifton. Graveside services were held Monday, June 2, at Waco Memorial Park with Pastor Ruth Hetland officiating. A visitation was held Sunday at Clifton Funeral Home. Rosa Lee Anz was born July 10, 1919 in Womack. She was the daughter of Charles A Anz and Alice Lena Meinkowsky Anz. She was baptized Feb. 1, 1920. She attended Pleasant Hill School. She married Dennis Alvin Dahl on March 26, 1939 in Clifton. On Aug. 6, 1939, she was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Clifton. The couple had two children, Dennis O. Dahl and Dolores Dahl Geltemeyer. They lived in Clifton until World War II took Dennis to war and Rosa Lee, with the young children, moved to Waco with Dennis’ mother, Hannah Dahl. The couple remained in Waco after WW II. Rosa Lee was a homemaker. She had a kind and loving soul and spent her life caring for others. She delighted in working in her yard and raising beautiful flowers, almost as much as she enjoyed making beautiful clothing and quilts. She loved the Lord and served him by working in various ways at her church, First Lutheran in Waco. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dennis A Dahl; son, Dennis O. Dahl; daughter, Dolores Geltemeyer; sister, Nora Dell Anz Allen; brothers, Delbert Anz, Harold Anz, Clarence Anz, J.C. Anz, and Franklin Anz. Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Carolyn Dahl of Waco; son-in-law, Fred Geltemeyer of McGregor; sister, Dorothy Humphries of Clifton; grandchildren, Amanda Lella and husband, Mickey of Clifton; Kimberley Burson and husband, Tommy of China Spring, Kristy Schuetz and husband, Jason of China Spring, Robert Geltemeyer and wife, Amanda of Oglesby, and Dana Martin and husband, Gary of Waco; great-grandchildren, Christopher Elliott and wife, Annette, Katy and Hannah Lella, Dylan Burson, Makenzie Hollingsworth, Logan Schuetz, Abrianna and Haley Geltemeyer, Garrett and Grant Martin; and great-great-grandchildren, Caden and Allison Elliott. The family would like to thank Lutheran Sunset Ministries for their excellent care. Arrangements were made by Clifton Funeral Home.
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