|Rosi was born in a little hamlet in Bavaria on 28 August 1932 as the third child of Josef and Rosa Schmidl.|
|She had three adopted siblings (one sister, two brothers) who were actually her mother's niece and nephews, but who were orphaned in their teenage years. Rosi was very close to her oldest adopted brother, Karl, who died after WWII due to injuries.|
|Rosi married Alfred Krickl on 20 October 1956 in Geislingen, South West Germany. They moved to Stuttgart where Barbara was born in 1962.|
|The family moved back to Geislingen in 1966. Rosi and Alfred worked in the Post Office and Rosi also had a part-time job in a chemical factory.|
|In 1992 Rosi and Alfred
Australia to be with Barbara and their son-in-law, Steven. They built a
house on the same land as an existing older house and the extended family
Rosi was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993.
|In August 1996 Callum was
Our lives would never be the same.
|Callum provided her with strength through the ups and downs of treatment, remission and relapse.|
|Callum and Rosi were
inseperable til the end and Callum became well known to the staff and
patients of Calvary Hospital.
Rosi died on the 27th September 1998
Alfred, Barbara, Steven and Callum were with her at the end of her life.