Rosemary Hauptman

Mt. Pleasant, SC | Friday, April 11 2014

Rosemary Hauptman, 86, formrly of Wood River, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at East Cooper Medical Center in Charleston, SC.

Born in Alton on November 16, 1927, she was the daughter of C. Oliver and Blossom (Malone) Winchester.

A homemaker, she was a member of the Daughters of Isabella and served 18 years on the City of Wood River Planning Commission.   She was an avid "Bridge" and BINGO player.

On April 28, 1951 in Wood River, she married Eugene F. "Hoppy" Hauptman.  He died April 17, 2002.

Surviving are a son, Joseph Hauptman of Mt. Pleasant, SC; three daughters, Roma (Roy) of Collinsville, Patty (Rick) Downer and Lisa (Chris) Saunders all of Mt. Pleasant, SC; and three grandchildren, erin Downer, Nicholas and Anthony Saunders

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Imogene Berry; and a grandson, Timothy Downer.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at Holy Angels Parish Church in Wood River.  Father James Flach will serve as celebrant.

Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association

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