Rosemary Dimmer Coleman, 78, West Fargo, ND died on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND
Rosemary Lee Dimmer was born October 26, 1942 in Fargo, ND to Lawrence and Verna(Stangler) Dimmer. She grew up on the family farm near Alice and graduated from Buffalo (ND) High School in 1960.
Rosemary married John Coleman on September 22, 1984 in Albany, GA, where they resided. In 1966, they moved to Blakely, GA and lived there until April 2006, when they moved to West Fargo.
Throughout her life, Rosemary worked mainly as an accountant. Apart from work, she was active in community theatre and served as stage manager with the FMCT when Dustin Hoffman directed plays. She continued this interest while in Georgia. It was there that Rosie and her husband were also part of the Southern Gospel Choir. After moving back to ND, Rosemary enjoyed working as a historian at Bonanzaville. She was also involved in making activity bags to distribute to homeless children. This brought her much satisfaction and joy. In addition, Rosie was active in her church serving as a cantor and pianist. She shared this musical talent at nursing homes as well. Rosie liked being busy and did so with crocheting and various crafts. Throughout all her activities and careers, there were two unique characteristics of Rosie. She loved the color PURPLE and she loved collecting all kinds of Bison.
She is survived by her siblings, Janice (Ben) Scheuring, Paul (Kathy) Dimmer, Laura (Bruce) Larson, Morris Dimmer and Marla Hogen along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, John, sister in-law Sharen Dimmer and brother-in law Steven Hogen.
Visitation: Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo.
Funeral Mass: Monday, October 4 at 2 PM at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo with visitation one hour prior.
Burial: Alice Community Cemetery, Alice, ND.
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