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October 18, 2021

10/17/2017 7:29:00 AM
Rose Mary Luce

Rose Mary Luce, age 70 of Tomahawk, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at Tomahawk Health Services. She was born June 4, 1947, in Rhinelander, to Elmer and Mary (Schrump) Schmidt.

Rose was raised in Rhinelander and married Franklin "Frank" Luce on May 22, 1964, in Bessemer, Mich. and together they raised their family of three children. Rose and Frank were involved in horse training, boarding, and showing over the years. Later in life, Rose was impaired by the loss of her sight.

Rose is survived by her daughter, Paula DuBois of Harshaw; three grandchildren, Matt Luce and Zack and Jerry DuBois; a great-grandson, Issac Luce-Cosma; as well as by many in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank on March 10, 2007; two sons, Franklin "Red" Luce and Paul Luce; son-in-law, Joe DuBois; and brother, Roland Schmidt Sr.

A memorial service for Rose will take place at noon Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at the Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414 / in Rhinelander. Visitation with the family will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow in Prairie Rapids Cemetery in the town of Nokomis.

Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017
Article comment by: Paul Cahak

I did not know her real well, but i knew her sons. My kids and I had really great memories of going out to ma and pa's stables to ride there horses. It was always a great time. If I could I'd tell her thank you for the good time on their little farm. I appreciate it. Rest in Peace "Ma".

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Article comment by: Pete Hinsa

So sorry to hear about Rose (Ma ) be thinking about all of you in my prayers.

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