By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Rose Marie Qualley
Rose Marie Qualley

Rose Marie Qualley, age 88, of Monroe passed away peacefully on Friday, July 23, 2021. Rose was born on October 30, 1932 in Monroe, WI, the daughter of William and Lorenza (Boegli) Naef. Rose and Russell J Qualley were united in marriage on December 9, 1959. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ.

Rose was a great wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many. She was a homemaker, allowing her to raise their three sons. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially on Christmas Eve, which was a family tradition. Rose loved baking, cooking, and dancing at Turner Hall with her friends. She enjoyed her trip to Switzerland with her brother, and his wife, Betty. Her kindness, love, and seven-minute frosting will remain in her legacy.

She is survived by her two sons: Scott (Shari) Qualley of Eagle River and Kurt (Penny) Qualley of Mineral Point. Grandchildren: Courtney (Ben) Pickel of Cuba City, Caitlyn (Nick) Hicks of Cuba City, and Carlie (Fiancé Jeff Needham) Qualley of Mineral Point, Kimberly Qualley of Monroe, Megan (Randall) Anderson of Monticello, Geri (Butch) Whitney of Monroe, and Erick (Andrea) Wells of Monroe. Several great grandchildren, a brother Roy (Alice) Naef of Monroe; and a sister-in-law, June Blumer of Albany; several special nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

Rose was preceded in death by her loving parents; husband, a son, Jeff; and two brothers, William Jr. and Ernest Naef.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at SHRINER-HAGER-GOLKE Funeral Home, in Monroe, WI with Pastor Christie Mandas officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. A visitation will be held Thursday from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at:

A special thank you to Dr. Berger, Mineral Point Health Services, and St. Croix Hospice for their exceptional care, love, and support.

Rose will be greatly missed and will remain in our hearts forever.