Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
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Helen Rosenau, age 81, of Bordulac, ND, died peacefully Friday, May 1, 2020, Jamestown Regional Medical Center, Jamestown, ND, with her children by her side.
Helen Bernice Neumiller, was born December 22, 1938, to Theodore and Jennie (Radke) Neumiller on her family farm south of Heaton, ND. Helen was educated in Carrington and graduated in 1956, from Carrington High School. She then continued her education at Valley City State University earning her Teaching degree in 1961.
On January 5, 1961, Helen was united in marriage to Gary Rosenau at the Federated Church in Carrington. They lived on the WA Rosenau homestead and then moved to Bordulac in 1965. She taught in a one room school house north of Pettibone. She also taught in Sykeston, Bordulac and Nordmore Township.
In 1971, Helen became owner and manager of Rosenau Seed and Supply. Then in 1990 her and Gary started a recycling business called 4R’s recycling from which many valuables where brought home and shared with family among others as well. She was president of the Stutsman County Recycling.
Helen was an active member of the Federated Church, where she was a Sunday School Teacher and President of the Federated Guild. A few of her favorite church activities were supporting the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner and lunches at the fair booth in the summer. She was also a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and Senior Citizens Center.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Helen enjoyed visiting with her friends at their regular round table at the Prairie Inn.
Family was the most important thing to Helen. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, playing games, cards and having tea parties with her grandchildren. She made sure not to miss any activities they were involved in. She was not only a grandma to her own kids, but to any child that came into her life. Helen had a heart of gold.
Helen is survived by her loving husband Gary; four children, Tanya (Curt) Timm, Kensal, Troy (Jane) Rosenau, Thad (Ronda) Rosenau, both of Carrington and Tyrone (Sheri) Rosenau, Jamestown; thirteen grandchildren, Titus (Jess) Timm, Tanner (Annie) Timm, Chase Rosenau, Caylor (Kelly) Rosenau, Jayden Rosenau, Savanna (Bryce) Benson, Michael Myers, Sara Myers, Justin Myers, Lukas Rosenau, Tyler Rosenau, Nolan Kratz and Kohl Kratz; four great-grandchildren, Tristen Timm, Jaelyn Timm, Jada Timm and Jagger Benson; two sisters Lois Weber and Shirley Fruhwirth.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ted and Jennie Neumiller; three brothers Gordon, Glen and Virgil Neumiller; one sister Gloria Thiesen.
Visitation will be Monday, 9:00AM-5:00PM followed by a Private Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Private Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 10:30AM at Federated Church UCC/UMC, Carrington.
Burial will be at the Carrington Cemetery.
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Helen was such a fun lady to be around. We worked together wrapping flatware last fall for the Thanksgiving Community dinner and I haven’t laughed that much since. She was a special lady! Blessings to you all.
Helen was a great lady and seemed like everyone’s grandma she will be greatly missed. Our Thoughts and prayers go out to the family
Sending our sympathy and prayers to all of you. Helen always knew us and would talk.
She will be missed.
Our sincere condolences to Helens family, Helen will always hold a special place in our hearts, especially remembering when she was my teacher at Bordulac and the years I worked for her at the Seed house and got to know all of her family. She always treated us as family and that was much appreciated.
What an amazing woman! She has left quite a legacy. She will be missed!
Helen was a supporter of many community activities, especially the Foster County Fair. She always sponsored the Diabetes Fair Booth every year. Her special sign was always hung in the booth. My sympathy to the whole family.
My deepest sympathies to Gary, Tanya, troy, Thad and Tyrone and the entire family. Helen and you all made a difference in my life and helped me become who i am. She touched a lot of people in her life and most likely made a difference in their lives also. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Keep her memories with you and she will be with you forever.
You will be missed! Rest in peace! My sympathies and prayers to the family.
Our deepest sympathy to all, Helen was truely one of a kind. She was one of my first teachers when we moved to Bordulac. I loved that she was a strong, fun loving woman who set a great example! I fondly remember the many kindnesses she showed to our family over the years. When you hear the saying about people remembering how you made them feel, Helen easily comes to mind for me. God bless you.
Sorry for your loss,Helen was an amazing women, she will be a bright star in heaven
Tom Nihill Mary Remmick
We were so sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. We always enjoyed visiting with her at Luke’s activities. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Jackie and Don Faith
I will miss Helen! She was a very dear friend and mentor. Helen lived her faith everyday! I know God welcomed her home saying, “well done good and faithful servant!” Please know I hold you all in my thoughts and prayers!
Helen will truly be missed, and my deepest sympathy to all of the family. Rest in peace
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Rosenau family. Helen was so kind. I’ll remember her fondly. God Bless.
What a grand lady, always had a smile for you and ready to visit. May God bless the Rosenau Family, may your memories be of comfort. Rear in Peace Helen. You are in our thoughts and prayers, Carter and KAthE Kleinsasser
So sorry for the loss of Helen. Our deepest sympathy to the Roseanu family.
We were very sorry to hear that Helen has past. She was a wonderful lady and friend to everyone. She will be missed. Our deepest sympathy to Gary and the whole family.
My sincere condolence to the family!! She was a very special lady to me!! I have great memories of working with her!! She will be missed!!
So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to the Rosenau family to help you through this sad time of mourning.
Helen was a great classmate. She will be missed by all. My sympathy to Gary and family.
Our sympathy and prayers to all of Helen’s family. Helen will be missed as she was such an integral part of so many community activities and events. She will truly be missed. She was always there when there was a community event that needed help. May she rest in the arms of God.
So sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. I first met her while teaching when Bordulac still had an elementary school. She would often pop in with her infectious laugh and big smile – was a “happy momma” to all the kids and always brightened our day.
I always enjoyed encountering Helen. She was so personable and charismatic, a classy lady who always had a smile. I am holding your family in my heart. Prayers for strength and comfort.