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March 30, 1949 - May 18, 2016

Rose was born March 30, 1949 in Palmdale, California to Eugene and Gertrude (Shader) Ventimaiglia.  She was a Registered Nurse for several years working in orthopedics in hospitals in Palmdale and Lancaster, California. On June 29, 1984 she married Roger Martino in Hesperia, California.  They lived in California until moving to Minnesota nine years ago.  Rose enjoyed painting, sewing, collecting clothes, shoes, and Jewelry, flowers, her pets, and her friends.

Rose passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Rochester at the age of 67.

Rose is survived by her husband Roger of Mabel; children Felecia Thobe of Mabel, Mathew Martino of Rogers, Arkansas, and Keven Anderson of Mabel; “adopted” children Kimberly Borg of Boron, California, and Nicole Thomas of Mabel; a grandchild on the way, and a nephew Eli Swartzentruber.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Joseph Ventimaiglia.

A memorial service will be 3 pmSaturday May 28, 2016 at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel.

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