Edith Rose Shanholtzer

Edith Rose  Shanholtzer

October 04, 1924 - November 06, 2022

Edith “Rose” Shanholtzer, 98, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022, at Savannah Heights of Mt. Pleasant.

Rose was born on October 4, 1924, in Buchanan Township of Jefferson County, the daughter of Edward W. and Jennie (Streeby) McCarty. Rose was united in marriage to Thomas J. Shanholtzer on December 22, 1945, in Butte, Montana. In the 1950’s Rose drove a truck and hauled gravel from Triangle Quarries. Later she was employed at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant in Middletown, Heatilator and Metromail both of Mt. Pleasant. Rose accepted Jesus as her Savior at a young age, and was the last of a family of seven siblings. She loved to read westerns.

Rose is survived by her daughter, Sandra Joy Prickett, of Lockridge, five grandchildren, Kathleen Herrod, Michael Todd Shanholtzer, Thomas R. Shanholtzer all of Oklahoma, Shannon Prickett of California and Camara Cosgrove of Tama, ten great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Michael Lawrence Shanholtzer, two brothers and four sisters.

According to her wishes cremation has been entrusted to the care of Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant. Services will be held at a later date.

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