Rose A. Heimrich, nee Bozsa, 93, of Mascoutah, IL, born February 8, 1924, in East St. Louis, IL, died Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Freeburg, IL.
Mrs. Heimrich was a retired homemaker. She also worked as a cashier at Eckert’s Country Store for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, reading, crafts, and gardening. Rose was a member of Saint Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Anna, nee Kisundy, Bozsa; a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanne (Darrell) Guebert; son-in-law, Todd Breitwieser; a granddaughter, Deanna Gavin; and numerous brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her husband of 73 years, Paul A. Heimrich, whom she married on August 9, 1944;
four daughters, Judy (Dave) Gavin of St. Libory, IL, Jan Harding of Lebanon, IL, Joyce (David) Drag of Freeburg, IL, and Jill (Brian) Oeltjen of Mascoutah, IL;
nine grandchildren, Dawn (Tom) Nuetzel, David (Laurie) Gavin, Jr., Derek (Jessi) Gavin, Rhonda Murray, Ryan Lippert, Trevor (Jenna) Breitwieser, Travis Breitwieser, Hunter Oeltjen, and Zane Oeltjen;
and a sister, Sue Schuette of Smithton, IL.
Memorials may be made to Saint Liborius Catholic Church, to Freeburg Care Center, or to Family Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Saint Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Saint Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL with Father Paul Weinhoff officiating.
Burial will be at Saint Liborius Catholic Cemetery, St. Libory, IL.