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Leo Rossin

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Moody, South Dakota, United States
Death: February 26, 1998 (80)
Immediate Family:

Son of Gottlieb Fritz Christopher Rossin and Wanda Henriette Rossin
Husband of Delores Rossin
Father of Private User; Private User and Leonard James Rossin
Brother of Donald Fredrich REV Rossin; Agnes Amilia Rossin; Carl Ludwig Rossin; Gustav "Ewald" Rossin; Theodore August Rossin and 5 others

Managed by: Private User
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About Leo Rossin

Retired Farmer,rural Olmsted Co.,Rochester,MN;Marigold Foods 1950's,1960's -1980'sBenike's Construction;worked on the Mother House,while working high, the nuns below prayed. Rochester Central Lutheran School finnished 1963,soon Benike's got St Mary's bid(2nd St.SW)-about 6 blocks from home(314 21st Ave SW),worked on building nursing school ,operating rooms & ect....from jack hammer ,to laying blocks,pouring concrete to clean up. He remained at St.Mary's Hospital job site til retiring.

Born & raised on a farm rural Ward,Moody Co.SD,1920's the family returned to Wabasha Co.rural Elgin,MN. When he was young he raised guinea pigs & rabbits-campanions.(he allowed his youngest to raise them also-made hutches & moveable moving grazing pen-cw) He was good at telling jokes,tore down the wood garage with dirt floor, that connected to house during the 2nd strike of union(above address) & built a cement block garage with cement floor. When 3rd stike happened is when he retired. He fished many a weekend,he's youngest went with him most of the time. He had said while he was in SD that the turn at the bottom of field was in MN & when in MN he rode a blue cow with herd of cows to Elgin's,that where going to Chicago stockyards by rail road. The first he ever heard of Holloween was in Elgin,MN from an family who came from Texas,he said he was too old to participate at that time. He liked his beer & sitting on the swing he built in back yard in the shade of the apple trees they planted after mowing(Rochester,MN above address).

Every Sunday the Rossin family would return to Elgin for dinner at his wifes parents ,Loui & Anna Willers Fick & go visiting his mom ,Wanda,sister Esther & brother George, 2 blocks from Fick's in town ,if time permitted, we go see his older brother Theodore-Ted on the family farm-NW or his younger brother & wife Edward-Eddie & Isabelle farm-SW both about a couple miles from Elgin.( the youngest would try to get family home in time to see Ed Sullivan Show-cw)

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Leo Rossin's Timeline

June 2, 1917
Moody, South Dakota, United States
April 29, 1943
Age 25
February 26, 1998
Age 80