Rose Marie (Siecko) Fitch

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    Rose Marie (Siecko) Fitch, age 85, was called home by Our Lord and Saviour on Saturday, January 2, 2020. She was born July 7, 1935 to John and Rosie Gold Siecko in Lavaca County.

    She married William Fitch on July 29, 1951 and they were married for 63 years when William passed away in February of 2015. William and Rose were avid ranchers both in Wharton and Jackson Counties for many years. Rose was a true rancher's wife, helping William in the pastures and barn when he needed an extra hand and she loved to work in their garden at home. Family was the most important thing to her. She was also known as Nanny Fitch to a few children that she babysat in the Navidad community. She was a resident at Southbrooke Manor in Edna the last couple of years and oh how she loved her extended family.

    She is survived by her son Randy (Linda) Fitch of El Campo and daughter Pam Fitch (Allen) Babineaux of Meyersville; grandchildren Jason Fitch, Tracey Tollett, Heather Kilpatrick, John Fitch and Joanna Cranek; 8 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Oretha (Norman) Pennock and her brother Fred James (Nelda) Siecko of Yoakum along with numerous nieces and nephews.

    Rose was preceded in death by her parents; brothers John A. Siecko, Clarence Siecko and Halton Siecko; sisters Josephine Lemke and Willie Kolos; granddaughters Amy, Jamey and Sarah.

    Visitation 10 a.m. followed by 11 a.m. Funeral Service on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home with Rev. Andrew Schroer officiating. Mask and social distancing will be required. There will be a 2:00 p.m. graveside service on Friday at Geiger Cemetery near Sublime.     Memorial contributions may be given to the donor's choice.

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    Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum 361-293-5656.

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