In Memory

Roseann Curtis

Roseann and her brother Mark were killed in Tama County with headlines reading "Triple Murders in Tama"  Roseann and Mark were living with Linda Cullor, when their home was set on fire ( and was being investigated as an arson) and force them to move in with Linda and her two children in Tama.

Mark and Roseann Curtis, children of Paul and Barbara (Olsen) Curtis, Route 4 were born in Marshalltown May 24, 1955 and December 16, 1960, respectively and were graduates of Marshalltown High School.  Roseann was employed in the kitchen at Marshalltown Area Community Hospital. Besides their parents they are survived by a sister, Cathy Curtis, Columbus, Ohio; their grandparents, Mr & Mrs. Ingmar S. Olsen of Marshalltown and Mrs. Mildred Michael of Selma; a half-brother and half-sister, Jeff and Penny Curtis, Marshalltown; three stepbrothers and a step-sister, Gregory Curtis of Marshalltown, Skip Barnes of Houston, Texas, Carolyn Ahrens of Monticello, Ind, and Roger Curtis of Des Moines.

The Rev. O.K. Anderson will officiate at the services. The caskets will no be opened.



 
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01/23/09 09:39 AM #1    

Teri Perkins (Frye)

Roseann and I were friends from Kindergarten through high school. We grew up in the same neighborhood and attended the same schools together. Roseann and her brother Mark along with Mark's girlfriend (cannot remember her name), were murdered in Tama County on Easter Sunday in 1980.

Rosie was a good-hearted person who didn't deserve to die the way she did. She is truly missed.

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