August 19, 1918-August 16, 2009

Rose Baier of Stettler, Alberta passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 16, 2009 at the age of 90 years. Rose was born at Fusilier, Saskatchewan to Katherine and Jacob Zieger the ninth of twelve children. On November 8, 1938 Rose married George Baier at Mount Carmel, Alberta (Altario). During the forty two years of farming together four miles north of Compeer, Alberta they also raised eleven children. Rose and George retired to Stettler in 1980 where Rose continued to reside until her passing while a resident at the Heritage House Care Centre. Rose is survived by her eight sons: Victor (Shona) of Spirit River, Leonard (Claudia) of Compeer, Dennis (Margaret) of Bashaw, Henry (Marguerite) of Regina, Garry (Laura) of Stettler, Ron (Anita) of Taber, Jeffrey (Louanne) of Innisfail, Jack of Compeer; three daughters: Mary Jane (Morris) Lowis of Coronation, Arlene Voeller of Foremost, Coreen (Hal) Stuart of Joffre; thirty-four grandchildren; forty-two great grandchildren; five step grandchildren; thirteen step great grandchildren, one sister, Pauline Ollenberger of Canmore, two sisters-in-law, Angie Zieger of Kerrobert and Rose Zieger of Regina, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Rose was predeceased by her loving husband, George Peter Baier in 1994, daughter-in-law, Audrey Baier in 1998, son-in- law, Les Voeller in 2007, seven sisters and three brothers. Funeral prayers were held on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Christ King Catholic Church in Stettler, Alberta with Monty Sommers presiding. Funeral mass was celebrated on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the Christ King Catholic Church with Father Arlan Parenteau officiating. Rose was laid to rest at the Mount Carmel Cemetery, Altario, Alberta. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to Heritage House Care Centre or a charity of the donor’s choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home, Box 1780, Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at


403-742-3422, Entrusted with the care and arrangements.

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