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Peaceful 06

Rozanne M (Keister) Severance

July 1, 2019



February 6, 1944 – July 1, 2019

Elmore High School graduate. Attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and Mankato State University and earned her BS & MS. Rozanne worked at Northwest Airlines as a Flight Attendant, for the University of Minnesota, and at the Guthrie Theater as an usher. She served as Met Council Handi-cap Committee Chair, and past president of Bethany Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

Wheelchair bound for 50 years due to a car accident; A tireless advocate for handicap issues. She sued Mankato State and the State of Minnesota for $1, and won to provide handicap access to all public buildings and transportation in Minnesota under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Preceded in death by her parents, Harold & Oline Keister; grand nephew, Nolan Keister; and grand niece, Evelyn Keister. Survived by her brothers and sisters in law, John & Rhonda Keister of Blue Earth, MN, Steven & Lynn Keister of Stillwater, MN; nieces and nephews, Travis & Amy Keister of Blue Earth, Angela & Mark Loge of Blue Earth, Megan & Tim Palm of Stillwater, Scott Keister & Regina Collis of Stillwater, Bryan & Carissa Keister of Lakeland; 9 grand nephews and nieces.

Memorial Service 2pm Saturday, August 3rd at Bethany Lutheran Church, 2511 East Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN with Visitation 1 hour prior at Church. Private interment at Elmore MN Cemetery.

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