Rosemary A. Ottenstein

Born: August 2, 1992
Died: July 24, 2020
Visitation: Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 am
Prayers begin at 10:15 am
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Mass: Begins at 11:00 am
St. Julian Eymard Catholic Church, 601 Biesterfield Rd, Elk Grove Village
Interment: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 11:00 am
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL

Rosemary A. Ottenstein (nee Reice), 84, resident of Elk Grove Village, was born on September 13, 1935 in Philadelphia to the late Wayne and the late Anna (nee Boyle), and passed away peacefully on August 21, 2020 at her home in Elk Grove Village with her loving family by her side.

Rosemary was the loving wife of the late Donald; loving mother of Mary Ellen, Patti (Chris) Cordasco, David (Sandy); dear grandmother of Callia and Christopher; dear friend to many. She will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched, especially her “grand dogs” “Tucker”, “Sesame” and “Barkley”.

Rosemary proudly served in the U.S. Air Force where she met her husband, Donald, who also served in the U.S. Air Force. She was an outpatient care nurse at Alexian Brothers Hospital in Elk Grove for 40 years and and a volunteer at St. Julian Eymard Church. She enjoyed spending time with all her dear nursing friends playing mahjong and participating in book club.

Memorial Contributions can be made to Alexian Brothers Hospice or 1515 E. Lake St., Hanover Park, IL 60133 or 630-233-5100

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