Iris E. Rottner, 72, Philadelphia

PHILADEPHIA, NY — Iris E. Rottner, 72, of Main Street, Philadelphia, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at her home.

Born Oct. 4, 1946, in Superior, Wisconsin, a daughter to the late Donald Clayton and Evelyn Eileen (Smith) Pittsley, she received an associate’s degree in licensed practical nursing.

She was employed at various home healthcare agencies, the latest being in Phoenix, Arizona.

She married Robert Rottner in January 1999 in Milwaukee, Oregon.

Iris is survived by her loving husband, Robert; three sons, Seth Rasmussen, Fargo, ND; Scott Rasmussen, Portland, OR; Kent (Kim) Rasmussen, Fort Worth, TX; two daughters, Evelyn Esser, Portland, OR; Jeannette (Anthony) Woods, Seattle, WA; and six grandchildren, Desmond Rasmussen; James Rasmussen; Joel Rasmussen; Anna Rasmussen; Shoshanah Davis; Isabel Davis.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Lonnie Esser.

Iris was very spontaneous and loved to travel. She also enjoyed reading.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Indian River Baptist Church, 42 Main St, Philadelphia.

Arrangements are entrusted to Northridge Cremation Chapel, 31291 Town Line Rd., Philadelphia, owned and operated by Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

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