A Funeral for Abandoned Baby "Rosie"Loading
  • Ingrid Croissant-Huber of Roseville lays flowers on the grave of "Rosie" an unidentified newborn girl prior to her funeral service at Auburn Public Cemetery on Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Auburn, Calif. She was found in July by Roseville city workers in Saugstead Park.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Funeral Director Douglas Wagemann, right, of Cochrane Wagemann funeral home carries the casket of "Rosie" an unidentified newborn girl found in July by Roseville city workers in Saugstead Park. At left, Rebecca Biller carries flowers that were donated for the abandoned baby in Auburn Public Cemetery on Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Auburn, Calif. "We had a lot of donations and dressed her in a christening dress my mother made, " said Biller.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Ingrid Croissant-Huber, right, of Roseville bows her head in prayer during a funeral service at Auburn Public Cemetery on Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Auburn, Calif., for "Rosie" an unidentified newborn girl found in July by Roseville city workers in Saugstead Park.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Roseville city workers Mike Monroe, left, and Gerald Edwards, right, join in a moment of prayer on Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Auburn, Calif., during a funeral service at Auburn Public Cemetery for "Rosie" an unidentified newborn girl they found in July in Saugstead Park.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
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    Deputy Senior Chaplain Jim Milne, right, leads a prayer during a funeral service at Auburn Public Cemetery for "Rosie" an unidentified newborn girl found in July by Roseville city workers in Saugstead Park on Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Auburn, Calif.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • A public funeral was held at Auburn Public Cemetery for "Rosie" an unidentified newborn girl found in July by Roseville city workers in Saugstead Park Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Auburn, Calif. Jennifer Hodder, center, of Roseville donated a stuffed animal that belonged to her daughter to bring "Rosie" comfort.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Paula Lapenna, fights back tears and she and her daughter Vivian, 13-months, pay their respects to "Rosie,"after donating a bouquet of white flowers at her funeral service at Auburn Public Cemetery on Wednesday September 18, 2013 in Auburn, Calif. "Rosie" an unidentified newborn girl was found in July by Roseville city workers in Saugstead Park. "I wanted the baby to know she is loved and hope she will have another chance and that she made a difference. I wish I could have been there to do something and I want people to know there are a lot of options. She could have been dropped off at a fire department," said Lapenna.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
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