Alhambra | Monday, January 9 2023 |
Rosemary V. Allen, age 94 of Alhambra, IL, died Monday, January 9, 2023, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.
She was born on Friday, October 26, 1928, in Wendell, MN, the daughter of Harold and Gertrude (nee Martin) Kersten.
On Saturday, July 19, 1947, she married Kenneth E. Allen.
She was a member of First Christian Church, Greenville, IL; Daughters of American Revolution, Sliver Creek Chapter, Highland, IL (made 4 generations in the chapter); Leef Township Senior Citizens.
Rosemary was born in Wendell, MN; grew up in St. Louis for a short time attending her first year of high school. She then lived in Brownstown, IL, and graduated from Brownstown High School. She and her family moved to Alhambra, IL, in 1964. She was an Avon representative, selling Avon products for over 25 years. She enjoyed being a homemaker, with her grandchildren, dancing, sewing, crocheting, genealogy, camping, and boating.
Daughter - Patricia A. Evans, Trenton, IL
Son - Terry L. (Vicki) Allen, Edwardsville, IL
Daughter - Sheila R. (Dennis) Quick, Greenville, IL
Daughter - Gail S. (Dale) Henkhaus, Alhambra, IL
Son - Bruce P. (Lisa) Allen, Alhambra, IL
Daughter - Yvonne T. (Tad) Green, Alhambra, IL
Son-In-Law - Donald E. Hediger, Highland, IL
Grandchild - Scott (Cindy) Hediger
Grandchild - Darren (Mindy) Hediger
Grandchild - Ryan (Angie) Evans
Grandchild - Grant (Kelly) Evans
Grandchild - Christy (Patrick) McDougal
Grandchild - Todd Allen
Grandchild - Nathan (Daven) Allen
Grandchild - Chad (Melissa) Allen
Grandchild - Jim (Kara) Quick
Grandchild - Belinda (Chris) Ziemba
Grandchild - Trevor (Heather) Henkhaus
Grandchild - Jessica (Kerry) Ketcham
Grandchild - Tyrel (Ronie) Henkhaus
Grandchild - Robin Allen
Grandchild - Victoria Allen
Grandchild - Samantha Green
Grandchild - Kayla Green
Great Grandchildren - 28
Great Great Grandchild - One.
She was preceded in death by:
Father - Harold E. Kersten
Mother - Gertrude E. Kersten
Husband - Kenneth E. Allen - Died 9/29/1988
Daughter - Sandra J. "Sandy" Hediger - Died 3/26/2017
Son-In-Law - Donn B. Evans - Died 9/16/2018
Grandchild - Jared Quick - Died 11/13/1976
Great Grandchild - One
Sister - Mildred Pryor.
Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL.
The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL., with Rev. Jeremy R. Wood, Pastor, officiating.
The interment will be at Brown Cemetery in Pocahontas, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brown Cemetery.
Dauderman Mortuary - Hamel