Obituary: Rose Mary Anderson


September 8, 2023

Rose Mary Anderson, 92, of Cloquet passed away peacefully on Aug. 28, 2023, at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. She was born Oct. 21, 1930, to Louis and Helena (Schuster) Enderle in McGregor. She graduated from McGregor High School in 1947.

In her teens, she spent a great deal of time at Ole's Resort, working and helping her sister, Irene, care for her children. It was there she met her future husband, Lawrence. They married on May 7, 1949. They moved to and raised their family of seven children in Cloquet.

Rose enjoyed gardening, dancing, playing cards, going to the family cabin, making big family meals and baking. She was a stay-at-home mom who babysat for a lot of the neighborhood kids. She was a member of the Queen of Peace Church and, in her younger years, was active in her church circle.

Rose will be remembered and missed by Lawrence, her husband of 74 years; children, Larry (Suzi), Steven, Gerald, Janet (Becky Dooley), Daniel (Mike Cronbaugh), Doug Enderle, and Franciane (Donald) LaPrairie and their family.

She will be greatly missed by her special grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Sara (Jeremy) Henriksen and Joel, Kevin (Adrienne) Anderson and Albie, Marc (Beth) Anderson and their family, Karey (Dan) Blascyk and Noah (Nicola Carus), Elijah, Sam and Owen, and Alison Anderson. Special thanks to the staff at Inter-Faith for their kindness and compassion to Rose and her family during this difficult time.

Visitation: 11 a.m. until the noon memorial service on Sunday, Sept. 17 at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. A luncheon will follow. To sign an online registry, please visit

Pine Knot News Sept. 8, 2023


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