Remembered for her loving and caring spirit

Rosemary Lee Kaifer, daughter of Wayne and Minnie Means Beaman, was born, October 6, 1945 in Fontanelle, Iowa. She departed this life, Monday, September 9, 2013, in University Hospital, Columbia, Missouri at the age of sixty-seven years, eleven months and three days.

On June 18, 1983 in Denver, Colorado, she was united in marriage to William Theodore Kaifer. Together they shared thirty years of marriage.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Brian Linn and a brother, Rick Beaman.

Survivors include her husband, Ted Kaifer of Camdenton, Missouri; a son, Troy Linn of Denver, Colorado; two granddaughters, Jessica Linn and Brianna Linn both of Denver, Colorado; five siblings, Eleanor Bissel and husband Dick of Aurora, Colorado, Chuck Beaman and wife Gloria of Greeley, Colorado, Kay Robinson and husband Bruce of Arvada, Colorado, Sharon Cassgrande and husband Robert of Denver, Colorado and Ronnie Beaman and wife Linda of Thornton, Colorado and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Rosie was raised in Commerce City, Colorado and graduated from high school there. She lived in Colorado most of her life until retiring to the Lake of the Ozarks in 1985. She worked as a secretary and did housekeeping.

She followed the Methodist faith.

In her spare time, she enjoyed bowling and cooking. She was an avid Denver Broncos fan. Time spent on and around the lake brought her joy. She loved people and once you met her, you were a friend for life.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt and a caring neighbor and friend. We know that her earthly struggle is over and we will treasure the memories she created for her family and friends.

A casual dress memorial visitation will be from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, September 14, 2013 in Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton. No formal funeral service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to Citizens Against Domestic Violence and left at the funeral home.

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Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton is assisting the family with arrangements.