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Rose Barbara Rizzio

July 12, 1921 ~ September 26, 2019 (age 98)

Rose B. Rizzio

Rose B. Rizzio, 98, Shakopee, MN, formerly of Nashwauk, MN, died Thur. Sept. 26, 2019 in St. Gertrude’s Health and Rehab Center, Shakopee.  She was born in Nashwauk on July 12, 1921 the daughter of S.B. and Mary Williams.  Rose graduated from the Nashwauk High School in 1939 and then attended beauty school in Duluth.  She returned to Nashwauk where she owned and operated the Vanity Beauty Shop.  In 1956 she married Frank Rizzio and in 1958 they moved to Keewatin where Rose decided to spend all her time taking care of her family.  She and her husband enjoyed many good times at the Elks Lodge and the Moose Lodge.  She also volunteered at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in the kitchen.  In her free time Rose liked to cook, play cards or visit a local casino.

She is survived by her sons Jan (Candy) Rizzio of Savage, MN and Albert of Flint, MI, 3 grandchildren: Becky Rizzio, Ryan (Ashley) Rizzio and Stephanie Rizzio, her great grandchildren Addison and Bryce Rizzio sister-in-law, Mary Williams, Bovey, MN, and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband Frank and her siblings Nunzi, Philip, George, Otto, Ernest “Patsy”, Frank, Louis and Robert “Bobby” Williams, Millie Alampi, Betty Saccoman, Mary Chianelli and Ida Vesel.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 in the Dougherty Funeral Home, Hibbing.  Visitation will be in the funeral home from 10 a.m. until service time.  Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing.  Memorials may be made to the Allina Hospice.

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