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Rosalee Kearney

February 8, 1932 — September 21, 2019

Rosalee E. Kearney, 87 of Gridley, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 21, 2019 at 9:10AM at Serenity Villa Assisted Living, Fairbury,IL.
She was born February 8, 1932 to Vance & Elizabeth (Miller) McFann in Milford, IL.
She married Terry Kearney on April 16, 1955 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bloomington, Illinois. They were happily married for 40 years. He preceded her in death, Dec. 9, 1995. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Lloyd McFann, & one sister, Patricia Mason.
She is survived by her 3 daughters, Margie (Denny) Stauter of Gridley, Linda (Steve) Schrader of Peoria & Kelly (Paul) Schuler of Lexington; eight grandchildren, Brad Bone of Belleville, IL., Brittany (Brady) Heady of Kirkwood, MO, Abbey (Brandon) Stapleton of Indianapolis, IN, Michael & Joesph Schrader of Nashville, TN, Kelsey Schuler of Naperville, IL., David (Lauren) Schuler of Chenoa, IL., John Schuler of Bloomington, IL along with one great grandson, Vance David Schuler.
Rosie was known for her Irish wit and was immensely proud of her Irish heritage. She never met a stranger and her grandchildren were the love of her life.
Our family would like to thank the staff & volunteers of Fairview Haven, Serenity Villa, & OSF Healthcare Hospice for their excellent & compassionate care for our mother & grandmother.
A funeral mass will be held at 11AM, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in El Paso, IL. Visitation will be two hours prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in El Paso.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairview Haven/Serenity Villa & St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at


SEP 25. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Mary's Catholic Church
79 W. Third Street
El Paso, IL 61738

Funeral Mass

SEP 25. 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Mary's Catholic Church
79 W. Third Street
El Paso, IL 61738

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