Roseann M. Ducey - Putnam Sentinel

OTTAWA — Rose Ducey passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center at the age of 62. She was born July 19, 1957, to the late Leonard and Lidwina Kaufman. She was a 1975 graduate of Columbus Grove High School.

On October 17, 1981, she married Jeff Ducey, he survives in Ottawa. They have two children, a son: Captain Trevor (Taylor) Ducey (with a grandson on the way) of Columbus; a daughter: Haley (Zane Bayliss) Ducey of Dublin. Rose has two brothers: Carl (Lottie) Kaufman of Glandorf, Gib (Joyce) Kaufman of Columbus Grove. She is also survived by brother/sister-in-laws: Kelly and Betsy Ducey, Shawn and Jeannine Ducey, Erin and Chris Bailey, Kerry Ducey and Tom Diller.

She is preceded in death by a daughter, Kayla; and a sister, Mary Diller.

She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind Mia, her trusted guard dog; along with two "grand" dogs Scout and Riggins. Rose spent years working at Louisiana Pacific, Car-e-it Party Shop, Huntington Bank, and most recently at Kohl's Market, all in Ottawa. Her ideal day was spent outside in her garden. Rose thoroughly enjoyed sunsets with a glass of wine on her back patio. She especially loved having all of "Aunt Rosie's" kids over at her pool in the summer.

A funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa with Father Matt Jozefiak officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 2-8 p.m. and Tuesday, one hour prior to service at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa.

Memorial contributions may be made to SPPS Endowment Fund or a charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be made at