Services for Rosselyn Nesteby

Rosselyn Nesteby, age 77, of Fosston, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 4th, at her home, of natural causes. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9th, at the Carlin Funeral Home in Fosston. Mask wearing is strongly encouraged. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston and messages of condolence may be shared at

Rosselyn Carol Dahlquist Nesteby was born on December 19, 1942 in Roseau, Minnesota to parents Ronald and Clarice Magnuson Dahlquist. She grew up near Roseau and graduated from Roseau High School. After high school, she worked as a secretary for Roseau County.

She was united in marriage to Teddy Nesteby on February 4, 1961. After their marriage, they lived in Grafton, North Dakota where Rosselyn worked at a clothing store. Teddy accepted a job at Boeing Company and they moved to Seattle, Washington where they spent the next 33 years. In addition to raising her family, Rosselyn was talented at sewing and office support which led her to employment at a furniture store. After their retirement, in 1999, they moved to Fosston where they have resided since.

She liked gardening, canning, sewing, and enjoyed deer hunting with Teddy. She was also an accomplished figure skater in high school.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Teddy, of Fosston; two daughters, Rhonda (Lindley) Frederick of Black Diamond, WA, and Renae Chapman of Puyallup, WA; five grandchildren, Amber, Cassandra, and Jeremy Frederick, and Amanda and Brandon Chapman; seven great grandchildren; one brother, Darryll Dahlquist of Roseau, MN; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ray; and son-in-law, Nathan Chapman.


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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