Rose Mulhall

January 17, 2020


MULHALL:  Rose (Rosa) Mulhall (nee Schmaltz) passed peacefully at the Meadows on January 17, 2020 with family by her side.  She was born on May 12, 1925 and was 94 at time of passing. Predeceased by parents Ludwig and Florentina (Berger) Schmaltz, and stepmother Katherine (Mastel) Schmaltz. Husband Joseph Patrick Mulhall (in 2000).  Brothers: Peter Schmaltz (Katherine), Frank Schmaltz, Jacob (Teresa)(Lucille) Schmaltz, Ludwig (Barbra) Schmaltz. Brother-in-laws: Gerald (Hazel) Mulhall, Leo Mulhall, Jack Mulhall, Barney O'Rielly.  Sister-in-law: Mary Bernard. (Jerry) Son-in-laws: Garry Sorenson and Alex Forsyth. Survived by: Brothers Adam (Loretta) Schmaltz, Richard (Susan) Schmaltz, Sisters: Anne Barker, Eve Sutherland. Sister-in-laws: Emily Schmaltz, Lorraine Mulhall, Jeanette Mulhall. Children and Grandchildren: Patrick Mulhall (Barbara), Jim (Alana), Mitchell, Allison, Greg and Owen Mulhall. John (Anne-Marie) Blayke and Mya Mulhall, Jean Mulhall, Cody and Cooper Isherwood, Julie (Darrin) Avery, Donavon Moody. Kathleen (Arnold) Sorenson, Jason (Anita) Sorenson, Truman (Rylee), Carter, Wynter, Diezel Sorenson. Brandine (Owen) Petersen, Jessica, Nova-Leigh, Vivian Allen. Danika Mitchell (Robert), Brandon, Joseph Mitchell.  Rosemary Sorenson, Mathew (Feona) Sorenson, Acacia Brodie Sorenson (Nelson Schneider), Caine Sorenson, McCoy Sorenson.  Michelle (Grant) Haukeness, Emily, Ethan Haukeness. Richard (Sherry) Mulhall, Chris (Dana) Mulhall, Seth Schmaltz, Dakota, River Mulhall. Cobralin (Carlis) Brochu, Tenzen, Rori Brochu. Close family friend Joyce Gedny.  Rose was born on the farm near Prelate. Her mother passed from injuries sustained in a house fire when Rose was 6 months old so she lived with relatives until her father remarried. She attended a country school followed by a Hair Dressing Course in Saskatoon. She worked in Kindersley for a while, then moved to Medicine Hat where she worked in a clothing store. She met her husband Joseph when she joined the Catholic Youth Organization. They married in November of 1949, and were married for 50 years. They remained in Medicine Hat where Patrick and Kathleen were born then moved to Gull Lake in 1953 where Rosemary and Richard were born. Rose was always active. She was a lifetime member of CWL, Girl Guide leader, TOPS Club, loved cards and dice games of any kind, bridge being her favorite. Member of the seniors group, bowling and quilters often holding offices in these groups. She is well remembered for her tea leaf reading ability.  Rose and Joe enjoyed camping and visiting with family and friends. She loved food and cooking for people, some of her specialties were spudnuts, ginger bread men, crumb cake and many apple related recipes due to the apple trees in the back yard. In 1976 she joined the staff at the Gull Lake Special Care home and enjoyed working there for 10 years making many friends until changes in her health caused her to retire. We always said she had nine lives as she cheated death many times. After a recent close call we were blessed with her return to relatively good health for her last year. THE POWER OF PRAYER! Is what we feel got her through. God, the church and prayer were always an important part of her life. The family wishes to thank the staff of Autumn House for making her feel at home and taking such good care of her for the three years she was with you. To Dr. Kozroski for being so patient and making a difference in her health and her life. To the Meadows House 14 Staff who made her feel special and treated her like family. Rose made long lasting friendships where ever she went as she saw the good in everyone. She will be missed.  In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the following: Gull Lake Ambulance, Box 656, Gull Lake SK S0N 1A0; Autumn House, Box 630, Gull Lake SK S0N 1A0; Gull Lake Special Care Centre Auxiliary, Box 539, Gull Lake SK S0N 1A0. Warren's Funeral Home were entrusted with the arrangements. For further information call 306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at and express your sympathy on the family tribute wall.

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Funeral Service
January 25, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church
4371 Price Avenue
Gull Lake, SK S0N 1A0


Gull Lake Ambulance
P.O. Box 656, Gull Lake SK S0N 1A0

Autumn House Auxiliary
P.O. Box 630, Gull Lake SK S0H 1A0

Gull Lake Special Care Auxiliary
P.O. Box 539, Gull Lake SK S0N 1A0

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