Rose Marie Harles, 84, Leslie, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in Gerald.

She was born Sept. 20, 1927, in St. Louis, the daughter of the late Klem Siedhoff and wife Irma, nee Freuh.

Mrs. Harles received her education in St. Louis. She was united in marriage to Frank Harles July 12, 1947, at St. George Catholic Church, Affton. The couple made their home in St. Louis and moved to Leslie in 1983.

Mrs. Harles was preceded in death by her parents, Klem and Irma Siedhoff; and one great-grandson, Erik.

She is survived by her husband, Frank Harles, Leslie; two sons, Frank C. Harles and wife Kathie and Dennis Harles and wife Barbara, all of Leslie; six grandchildren, Frank Harles, Bret Harles, Angie Wilde, Cindy Kays, Robby Harles and Karen Scholz; eight great-grandchildren, Amber, Noah, Kari, Ryan, Logan, Abby, Olivia and Sean; other relatives and many friends.

A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 9, at Oltmann Funeral Home, Union, with the Rev. Jim Foster officiating.

Burial followed in Resurrection Cemetery, St. Louis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Diabetes Association are preferred.

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The family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.