"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  August 3, 2021

Rosella Mae (Seley) O'Neal

October 28, 1927—December 19,2020

Rosella Mae O’Neal, age 93, passed away December 19, 2020 at Risen Son.

Rosella was born on October 28, 1927 in Council Bluffs to the late Glen and Maude Seley. She graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School. Rosella was united in marriage to Richard O’Neal and together they had two sons, Dallas and Douglas. She worked many years at Iowa School for the Deaf as an overnight house parent and dietician. Rosella was very active in the Deaf Community.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, in 1996 and son, Douglas, in 2010.

Rosella is survived by son, Dallas and his wife, Linda; 6 grandchildren, Rick O’Neal, Skyler (Michelle) O’Neal, Jessica O’Neal, Douglas (Amanda) O’Neal, Amanda (Josh) Carroll, Thomas (Cheyenne) O’Neal; 14 great-grandchildren.

Private family graveside services will be held.

Thanks to Pat Van Soelen for the notification.