Rosie Bixby
August 10, 1929 - July 31, 2019

Rosie Bixby

Rosie Bixby
Aug 10, 1929 - Jul 31, 2019

Rosie Bixby

ROSIE BIXBY
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Rosie Irene Bixby, 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2019, at Pearl Valley.

Graveside service will take place in Nichols Cemetery on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.

Rosie was born August 10, 1929, the daughter of John B. and Mary Ellen Ferrill Doak. She married William Bixby October 25, 1949, in Muscatine.

She worked as a telephone operator at Northwestern Bell and then later worked at Muscatine General Hospital as a food service supervisor.

Rosie enjoyed being outdoors, walking and working with 4-H girls for the West Liberty fair. She also enjoyed crocheting.

Those left to honor her memory include two sons, William Bixby of Nichols and Mark Bixby and wife, Karen, of Nichols; one daughter, Penny Hansen and husband, Sonny, of New Boston, Illinois; six grandchildren, Lea Bixby, Dixon Bixby, Bridgette Wedekind and husband, Lance, Kristeen Nesbitt and husband Matt, Stace Freeze and husband Doug, and Anna Bixby; great granddaughters, Kaelyn Wedekind, Delanie Freeze, Kennedy Freeze, Madison Bixby; great grandsons, Dayton Bixby, Jared Wedekind, Dallas Wakeland, Seth Wakeland, Mason Bixby; two great great-granddaughters; one step great granddaughter, Chelsea; one step great grandson, Brodie; her brother, John Doak of Muscatine.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William in November 13, 2015; two infant brothers; two infant sisters; and her sister, Norma.

 
 

Adam Drawbaugh on Aug 13, 2019

CandleTo Lea,

Sorry to hear about grandma Rosie. Rosie was a very sweet grandma. She will be miss and she will always be in your heart. I’ll be thinking of you and your family.
Adam Drawbaugh

Adam Drawbaugh on Aug 13, 2019

CandleTo Lea.
Sorry to hear about grandma Rosie. Rosie was a very sweet and I do remember her when we were together. She will be miss and always will be in your heart. I’ll be thinking about you and your family.
Adam Drawbaugh

Adam Drawbaugh on Aug 13, 2019

To Lea.
Sorry to hear about grandma Rosie. Rosie was a very sweet and I do remember her when we were together. She will be miss and always will be in your heart. I’ll be thinking about you and your family.
Adam Drawbaugh

Adam Drawbaugh on Aug 13, 2019

Hey Lea, Sorry to hear about grandma Rosie. Rosie was a sweet grandma to you and she will be miss and she will always be in your heart...

Adam Drawbaugh

Pat Cassabaum on Aug 11, 2019

CandleBeautiful Rosie! Always loved her laugh! She loved everyone and touched so many lives!!
Bub and Pat Cassabaum

Holly Plowman on Aug 1, 2019

I can still hear her laugh , in my head, from working with her at MGH kitchen. She was a great lady !! My sympathies, Holly Plowman

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