Rosalie Marie Hallowell, 74 of Morrisonville passed away at 4:23 PM on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at her home with her children at her side.
She was born on February 6, 1941 at Taylorville the daughter of Earl and Helen (Bergschneider) Painter. She married James J. Hallowell on September 21, 1963 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Springfield; he preceded her in death on December 3, 2005. Her father also preceded her in death.
Rosalie worked for Phillips Brothers Printing as a bookbinder before her retirement. She was a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville, volunteered at Taylorville Memorial Hospital Gift Shop and was a former EMT with Morrisonville Community Ambulance. She had also attended Flight Attendant School in Minneapolis, MN.
Survivors include: Daughter, Colleen Donaldson of Springfield, IL; Son, Tim Hallowell of Morrisonville, IL; Grandchildren, Dalton James Donaldson and Allison Elizabeth Donaldson; Mother, Helen Painter of Raymond, IL; Sisters, Dottie (husband, Mike) Colbrook of Girard, IL and Elaine (husband, Don) Held of Farmersville, IL; Brother, Ronnie (wife, Andrea) Painter of Hot Springs Village, AR; Former son in law, Khristopher Donaldson of Springfield, IL; Several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville with Rev. Gerald Bunse officiating. Burial will follow at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery, Morrisonville. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 PM until service time at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or Memorial Home Services, 720 North Bond Street, Springfield, IL 62702-9914.
Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences to her family may be left at www.perfettifuneralhome.com