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Rosalie K. McLain

    Rosalie K. McLain, aged 90, passed away on May 14, 2024 at The Knoll’s Memory Care facility in Lincoln, NE. She was born on November 17, 1933 in Grand Island, NE to Charles and Kathryn (Ryan) Billesbach. Rosalie graduated from Columbus High School and later married Roy E. McLain on April 11, 1959. Throughout her life, she was a devoted member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in York, Nebraska, and currently, she was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Lincoln, Nebraska.

    Rosalie’s life revolved around her love for Roy, her family, and the farm. She cherished her friendships and regularly engaged in playing bridge and socializing. Her unwavering faith in God was evident through her active involvement in St. Joseph’s church.

    She is survived by her daughter, Kathy (John) Launder of Fayetteville, AR, and her sons, Mike (Sue) McLain of Beatrice, NE, and Scott (Denise) McLain of Lincoln, NE. Additionally, she leaves behind nine grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

    Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Roy, her daughter Lori, and her siblings Alzadia, Vincent, Betty, Bud, Bill, Patricia, and Jerry.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2024, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in York, NE. A Rosary will be said prior to the service at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow services at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in York. Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. on Sunday at Metz Mortuary. In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic School.

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