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Deloris L. Brosz

October 22, 1930 — May 30, 2008

MASON CITY:  Deloris L. Brosz, 77, of Mason City, died Friday, May 30, 2008 at the IOOF Home.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at St. James Lutheran Church, 1148 4th St. S.E., with Pastor Paul Nelson officiating.  Visitation will be from 5:00 PM 7:00 PM on Monday, June 2, 2008 at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue.  Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the Deloris Brosz memorial fund. 
Deloris was born on October 22, 1930 on the family farm near Delmont, South Dakota.  She was the daughter of Robert and Emma (Isaak) Freier.   She graduated from Tripp High School in 1948.  On August 6, 1950 she married Roland A. Brosz in Tripp, S.D. They moved to Mason City in 1956.  She did alterations for Gildners Clothiers for many years and also worked for Gordon Taylor Auctions.    She enjoyed sewing clothing (she was a great seamstress), crocheting and refinishing furniture.  Deloris and Roland spent warm weather walking to Hy-Vee East in the mornings for breakfast and in the evenings for coffee with their friends. During inclement weather, they would walk in the Southbridge Mall.    She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church where she was active in Womans Choir and Hope Circle Group.   For a year, Roland would take Deloris to the Salvation Army Day Care, where she was well cared for.  Deloris spent the last 18 months at the IOOF Home where she was lovingly cared for.
Deloris is survived by her husband, Roland of Mason City; her children:  Jo Ann Diercks and husband Bruce of Keokuk, IA, Mark Brosz of Rock Falls, IA, and Sandra Diaz and husband John of Mason City;  5 grandchildren:  Nathan Diercks and wife Stephanie, Christian Diercks, Rachel Diaz and special friend Nicholas McGrew, Darleen Diaz and Ryan Brosz; 2 great grandchildren:  Alexander and Macey Diercks; 2 brothers:  Melvin Freier of Lubbock, Texas and Maynard Freier of Inver Grove Heights, MN.           
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother:  Howard.

Memorials may be directed to the Deloris Brosz memorial fund.

Memorial Park Cemetery

Visitation will be from 5:00PM - 7:00PM on Tuesday, June 2, 2008 at Major Erickson Funeral Home.

10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at St. James Lutheran Church

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