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Rosanne Bellner, IHM Associate

Born Jan. 31, 1949 in Monroe, Rosanne was one of eight children born to the late James and Elizabeth (Hospodar) Feaganes. Rosanne attended and graduated from St. Mary Academy.

Rosanne Marie Bellner, age 73 of Monroe, went home to be with her Lord surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.

On April 23, 1971, Rosanne married the love of her life, Terry Bellner, at St. Patrick Church in Carleton. Together they raised a family of two daughters. They spent a wonderful 50 years together before his passing on Aug, 23, 2021.

The IHM played a major part in Rosanne’s life. She worked there while in high school as a cook and eventually became an associate in 1986. Rosanne worked as a nursing assistant for 25 years and was a receptionist for the academy. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society through the IHM.

Growing up, Rosanne was a member of St. Patrick Church. Eventually, she and her husband became members at St. Anne Parish, and she was a part of the Women’s Club. In her spare time, Rosanne enjoyed traveling, visiting family in New Jersey and going on cruises and bus tour trips with her husband. Most importantly, Rosanne loved being with her family.

To cherish her memory, Rosanne leaves behind two daughters, Mary (Thomas) Cox and Theresa (Mark Cochran) Linderman; five grandchildren, Matthew (Lana) Bellner, Elizabeth Finley, Thomas (Alexandra) Cox, Gabriel Linderman, and Zoe Cochran; two great-grandchildren, Emberlynn and Oakley; three brothers, James (Rocky) Feaganes, Chris (Laurie) Feaganes, and Tim (Lisa Tokarz) Feaganes; and one sister, Loretta Foster.

Along with her husband, Terry, and her parents, Rosanne will be greeted at the gates of Heaven by two brothers, Carl and Leo Feaganes and an infant sister, Elizabeth.

Family and friends may visit Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at Rupp Funeral Home from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. A remembrance and rosary service by IHM Sisters and Associates will begin at 7 p.m. Rosanne will lie in state on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, at St. Anne’s Church at 10 a.m. where a Mass of the Resurrection will begin at 11 a.m. with Fr. Henry Rebello officiating. Rosanne will be laid to rest next to her husband at Roselawn Memorial Park.