May 31, 1921-Oct. 12, 2012
MARSHALL - Mass of Christian Burial for Rachel Minnehan Nosbush, 91, of Marshall will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Clotilde Catholic Church in Green Valley. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today, with a CCW rosary at 5:30 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. at the church. Visitation will continue from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow the service at St. Clotilde Catholic Cemetery in Green Valley.
Rachel died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Rachel was born May 31, 1921, in Lyon County, to George and Rosa (Pommier) Caron. She grew up in rural Green Valley and attended school in Marshall and Cottonwood. Rachel was baptized and confirmed at St. Clotilde Catholic Church. On June 19, 1946, she was united in marriage to Frank Grant "Joe" Minnehan. The couple farmed and raised their family near Cottonwood. Joe died in 1979. In 1982, Rachel moved to Marshall. She was united in marriage to Wendlin "Scott" Nosbush in 1988. Rachel was a faithful member of St. Clotilde Catholic Church. She belonged to the CCW and was a Catechism teacher. She was also a 4-H leader and enjoyed playing cards, square dancing and gardening. Rachel was most passionate about spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, William (and Marsha) Minnehan of Randolph, Clayton (and Barbara) Minnehan of Slayton, Michael Minnehan of Mankato, Richard Minnehan of Marshall; step-children, Connie (and Ralph) Pearson of Grove City, Pat (and Roger) Buboltz of Redwood Falls, Dave (and Rhonda) Nosbush of Franklin, Brad (and Sara) Nosbush of Fairfax, Leroy Nosbush of Fairfax; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren and her sister, Sr. M. Severina.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Joe Minnehan and Scott Nosbush; an infant daughter; siblings, Sr. Donata Caron, Victor Caron, Helen Miller, Ed Caron, Bernadette Dvorak, Irma Dvorak, Ruth Stiensen and William Caron.
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