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Rose Marie (Little-Bierhaus) Paxton, 36, of Grand Island, died April
3, 2010 at Saint Francis Medical Center.
Service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 9, at Grace Lutheran Church
in Grand Island. The Reverend Daniel Bremer will officiate. Burial
will be in Grand Island City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at All Faiths Funeral Home.
Rose was born May 10, 1973 at Andrews Air Force Base, Washington D.C.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Cecil E. Paxton;
parents, Dean and Patricia Bierhaus; and brothers and sister-in-law,
John and Melissa Little and Tim Bierhaus, all of Grand Island.
She is also survived by aunts and uncles, Ann and Terry Ottman, Lee
and Karen Bierhaus and Sheila Weiland; nieces and nephews, Zachary and
Amber Utley, Kaleigh and Ben Carr, Sapphire and Anthony Burson and Nisha
Guerrero; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Isabell Burson, Xavier
and Harmonie Carr and Faith and Zachary, Jr. Utley; cousins; special
friends, Sherri and Alex Williams, along with many other friends.
Rose was preceded in death by a sister, Cheryl Guerrero and her grandparents,
Don and Elaine Bierhaus and Charles and Rose Bird.
Rose received her education in Grand Island. She was baptized
in the Christian Faith on May 29, 1973 at St. Bernadine’s Church
in Suitland, Maryland, and was confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in
Grand Island on April 24, 1988. She was united in marriage to Cecil
Eugene Paxton on December 11, 1992 in Grand Island. Rose was employed
at Oak Grove Inn for several years, after which she stayed home to help
care for her family.
She enjoyed all animals, especially horses and was an avid TV fan of
Smallville, Funniest Home Videos and Extreme Makeover Home Edition. Most
of all, Rose cherished her special time with her great-niece, Isabell
and her great-nephew, Xavier.
Memorials are suggested to the family.