January 3, 1921 - November 19, 2019
Reedsburg -- Rose P. Kehl, 98, of Reedsburg, formerly of Watertown, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Sauk County Health Care Center in Reedsburg. Rose Pauline Rademann was born on January 3, 1921 at her home in Lannon, Wisconsin, the daughter of Frank and Rosa Rademann. She grew up in Watertown with the Vergenz family. She was a 1939 graduate of Watertown High School. On June 29, 1940, she was united in marriage to Arthur W. Kehl at the Watertown Moravian Church. Arthur preceded her in death on June 20, 2002. She owned Nibble Nook Restaurant in Watertown from 1970 - 1998 where she took care of every lost soul who entered the restaurant. Rose also helped her husband at Dadant & Sons, a bee keeping supply company. She was a fabulous cook although she disliked the task. Rose traveled with her husband around the country, as well, as internationally, in conjunction with his hobby of showing pigeons. Together they were active members of Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church of Watertown and volunteered for Meals on Wheels.
Rose is survived by her daughter, Nancy Kehl of Bear Valley; daughters-in-law, Cheri Kehl of Prairie du Sac and Sue McArthur of Watertown; grandchildren, Christopher Kehl of San Antonio, TX, Heather (Brandon) Breunig of Lodi, Kevin Kehl of Watertown, Aaron Kehl of Olympia, WA, Matthew Kehl of Watertown and Jennifer (Nicholas) Anderson; great-grandchildren, Megan (fiance Brandon Hiller) Kehl, Keirsten Anderson, Logan Anderson, Amelia Hunter and Braylin Breunig; great-great-grandchildren, Emberleigh and Everett Hiller as well as nieces, nephews and friends. She was further preceded in death by her parents, her two sons, Richard Kehl and Arthur Kehl as well as three brothers and three sisters.
A private family service will be held. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
The family would like to thank the residents and staff of the Sauk County Health Care Center for the love and care shared with Rose during her stay in Reedsburg.