Rosella “Rose” R. Kaldor, 87, of Mayville, ND died Monday, January 25, 2010, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, ND. Rose Hanson was born July 27, 1922 in Portland, ND, the daughter of John and Clara (Hanson) Hanson. She attended rural school in the Portland area. She worked for local families doing household work and childcare. She also worked in Fargo for the Manchester Biscuit Co. and taught sewing at Singer. She married John A. B. Kaldor on March 23, 1946 in Fargo and moved to the family farm near Hillsboro, ND. They lived there and operated the farm for 38 years until their retirement in 1984, at which time they moved to Mayville. John died February 25, 2005 and in 2006, Rose moved into SunCenter East Apartments, in Mayville. She moved into the Luther Memorial Home, August, 2009. Rose enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and baking for her family. She also enjoyed fishing, reading, gardening, growing flowers, watching Twins baseball, and going for rides in the country to check on her boys. Family was very important to Rose and in her later years her greatest enjoyment was to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rose was a member of Aal Lutheran Church, WELCA, Sons of Norway, and was active with the Union Hospital Caring Club. Rose is survived by her sons, Gary (Linda) of Mayville, ND, Keith (Lorraine) of Audubon, MN and Gregg (Connie) of Hillsboro, ND; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene Heskin of Larimore, ND, Gladys Carlson of Duluth, MN, Beulah Huntsinger of Milwaukee, WI and Dona Paulsen of Ramsey, MN; sisters-in-law, June Moen of Hot Springs, SD, Eleanor Ostlund of Mayville and Ruda Hanson of Portland. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; brothers, Henry Hanson and Norman Hanson; sister, Audrey Skarperud; and great-grandchild, Bryce Kaldor. Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Friday, January 29, 2010 at Aal Lutheran Church, rural Hillsboro, ND. Visitation: 5-7 PM Thursday, January 28, 2010 with a prayer service at 6:30 PM at Luther Memorial Home Chapel, Mayville, ND, and one hour prior to the funeral service, at the church.