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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Obituary - Rosalie Ann Cretel

Rosalie Ann Cretel, 83, passed away April 30, 2021. Visitation will be Friday, May 7th from 5pm-7pm, with Rosary at Vansant-Mills Funeral Home 314 W Jefferson St. Clinton, Missouri. Saturday, May 8th, 9-10am visitation with Mass of Christian Burial at 10am at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 9020 E . 51st Terr., Kansas City, Missouri with interment following at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri.

Rosalie Ann Cretel was born January 12, 1938 to William and Eva (Froebel) Grimes in Kansas City, Missouri. Rosalie married Roland H. Cretel Sr. on May 21, 1956. She retired from the Raytown School District. She was a housewife who raised her children to be respectful Christian people.

Rosalie is preceded in death by her husband, Roland H. Cretel, Sr., son Stephen J. Cretel, parents William & Eva Grimes, 1 sister and 1 brother.

Rosalie is survived by her oldest brother, Clarence Grimes; her children: Roland (Teresa) Cretel Jr., Suzanne (Dan) Miller, Leon (Annette) Cretel, Sean Cretel, 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to The American Heart Association and can be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences and fond memories may be left online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.