Rosemary C. Breidenbach

Rosemary C. Breidenbach, nee Coleman, 86, of Swansea, Illinois, born Friday, April 14, 1922, in Saint Louis, Missouri, died Thursday, October 16, 2008 at her residence.

Mrs. Breidenbach worked at National City Stock Yards for 12 years and was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Belleville, IL

She is preceded in death by:

  • Husband: Raymond G. Breidenbach
  • Parents: Charles & Catherine nee Straub Coleman
  • Sisters: Elizabeth Greeley, Henrietta Coleman
  • Brother: Bill, Joe, Linnie Coleman
  • Son-in-law: Jeffrey Wikgren
She is survived by:
  • Children:
    • Greg Breidenbach of Swansea, IL
    • Betsy Happel of Belleville, IL
    • Barbara (Ed) Goretzke of Belleville, IL
    • Nancy (Walter) Bartels of Fayetteville, IL
    • Pat Wikgren of Belleville, IL
    • Cindy Chini of Carrollton, GA
    • Roseann (Roger) Rowan of Belleville
    • Michele (Steve) Falbe of Troy, IL
    • Becky (Gary) Terry of Granite City, IL
  • Brother: Albert (Dottie) Coleman of St. Louis, MO
  • Sisters:
    • Marianne Krekel of St. Ann, MO
    • Olivia Robart of St Ann, MO
  • Grandchildren
    • Scott (Dawn) Happel
    • Dan Happel
    • Jason Happel
    • Jeffrey Goretzke
    • Kristen (Fred) Sarrach
    • Andrew (Julie) Bartels
    • Brandon Bartels
    • Katy Bartels
    • Jennifer Breidenbach
    • Jeremy Wikgren
    • Matt Wikgren
    • Rachel Chini
    • Emily Breidenbach
    • Christopher Rowan
    • Olivia Rowan
    • Eric Falbe
    • Allison Falbe
    • Sarah (Jeff) Grandcolas
    • Joshua Terry
  • Great Grandchildren
    • Katelyn
    • Carter
    • Camdyn
    • Jayda
    • Kaylee
  • Sister-in-law: Ethel Coleman of Broomfield, CO
  • Dear Friends:
    • Gerald Hippard
    • David Carlisle
    • Ryan Dierkes
    • Jim & Lina Weston
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call from 3-8pm Monday, October 20, 2008 at the Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home at 10:50 am Tuesday, October 21, 2008 for a 11:15 am mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Belleville, IL with Father Matthew Elie officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO