Obituary for Rosemary Mingo
Mingo, Rosemary Pauly long time Chanhassen resident, passed away peacefully March 27, 2017 at age 95. Rosemary was born January 7, 1922 on the Pauly family's Eden Prairie dairy farm. She was 4th of 6 children, all of whom worked hard to contribute to their family's livelihood. The Lord blessed Rosemary with brains, beauty and a flawless complexion that stayed with her throughout her life. Rosemary graduated from Eden Prairie High School in 1939 as valedictorian of her class. She attended Balzer Business College and embarked upon a 60 year career as a legal assistant and paralegal. 1954 Rosemary married Dick Mingo. Rosemary and Dick merrily danced, travelled and golfed together for many happy years. Rosemary blessed the lives of her nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews with her love, kindness, encouragement and example. She loved baseball, bridge, flowers, crossword puzzles, good books and her treasured dogs. Rosemary lived with a deep, abiding faith and was an active member of St. Huber's Church for 95 years. Rosemary was a regular reader at church, a founder of the Chanhassen American Legion Auxiliary, a girl scout leader and a chaperone of countless high school trips and activities with Dick. In her later years Rosemary devoted herself to researching and sharing her family history. Rosemary was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dick Mingo, parents Emil and Elizabeth Pauly, brothers Kenneth and Donald Pauly, sisters in law Gloria H. Pauly and Gloria O. Pauly, nephews Robert, Donald and Earl Pauly. She is survived by sister Charlotte Pauly, brothers Harry and Roger Pauly , sister in law Sidney Pauly and 18 nieces and nephews and many grand nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Monday April 10, 5 to 8 pm at Huber Funeral Home in Eden Prairie. Rosemary's funeral service will be Tuesday, April 11th at 11am, with visitation 1 hour prior at St. Hubert's Catholic Church, Chanhassen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Humane Society or the St. Hubert School Scholarship Fund. Thank-you to the caring staff at Summerwood Presbyterian Homes and Lake Minnetonka Shores Presbyterian TCU for your kindness to Rosemary.