Rose Manley
September 21, 1926 - February 05, 2011

Birthplace:  Muscatine
Resided In:  Muscatine Iowa USA
Visitation:  February 08, 2011  More Info/Directions
Service:  February 09, 2011  More Info/Directions
Cemetery:  Greenwood Cemetery  More Info/Directions

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Rose Manley, 84, of Muscatine, died Saturday, February 5, 2011, at Trinity Hospital – Muscatine.

Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home.  Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery.  Pastor Corrine Welsch will officiate the service.  Casket bearers will be John Bertotti, Mark Wagler, Brandon Welsch, Chris Wagler and Randall Wagler.  

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, at the funeral home.  Online condolences for the Manley family may be left at

Rose was born on September 21, 1926, in Muscatine, the daughter of William and Auklena Chucklin Solonen.  She married Virgil Manley on February 14, 1948, at the First Presbyterian Church in Muscatine.  He preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Community of Christ Church.

She enjoyed her grandchildren, fishing, walking, watching sports and the Hawkeyes.

Those left to honor her memory include one son, Barry Manley and wife, Jayne, of Muscatine; two daughters, Jennifer Wagler and husband, Randall, of Muscatine, and Reesa Bertotti and husband, John, of Garretson, South Dakota; 10 grandchildren, Mark Wagler, Lyndsay Welsch, Kelsey Manley, Shelby Manley, Mekenzey Manley, Connor Bertotti, Jade Bertotti, Shannon Rodriguez, Brad Nissley, and Aaron Nissley; and two great-grandchildren, Phoebe Wagler and Canton Welsch.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Keith Manley, Kevin Manley; one grandson, Brent Wagler; one brother, Nick Solonen; and one sister, Ann Kent.

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