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Rosena Fife

July 10, 1926 — February 14, 2017

Rosena Ruth Fife, the daughter of Ira S. and Nora Ruth (Lovell) Adamson, was born July 10, 1926, in Adams County, Iowa. Rosena passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Corning Specialty Care, Corning, Iowa, at the age of 90 years, seven months, and four days.
The family moved to Adair County where Rosena attended Country School and Greenfield High School. Rosena married Edward Fife in Creston, IA on December 18, 1943. Three children were born to this union: David, Duane, and Dean. After divorcing, she later married Bill Harlan on October 26, 1988. Rosena worked for several businesses including: National Farmers Organization; McClelland and Briles; Dr. C. L. Bain; Lindsay Roland Funeral Home; and Congregate Meals.
Rosena was a member of the following organizations: Emblem Chapter #64 of the Order of Eastern Star; Corning United Methodist Church; the Corning House of History; Rose Ann Auxiliary; Wesleyan Circle; and the Neighborly Neighbors Club. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Left to cherish Rosena’s memory are her son: Dean Fife and wife Karen Kenkel-Fife, Omaha, NE; daughter-in-law Bobette Fife, Corning, IA; step-daughter: Ruth Jacobs, Oklahoma; four grandchildren: Danyel Foreman; Cassondra Fife-Havranek; Brent Fife; Suzanne Fife; one step-grandchild: Brandon Weihs; four great-grandchildren: Ariana Hackett; Alex Hackett; Jace Fife-Havranek ; Sam Foreman; brothers: Tom Adamson and wife Marlene, Omaha, NE; Merle Adamson and wife Donna, Perry, IA; brother-in-law: Darriel Tilk, Storm Lake, IA; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Preceding Rosena in death were her parents; two sons: Duane and David; sister: Margaret Tilk; grandson: Phillip Fife; and husband: Bill Harlan.

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