Born: May 5, 1929 - Deceased: April 25, 2022
Elizabeth Rockwell, nee George, 92, of Belleville, IL, born Sunday, May 5, 1929, in Centralia, IL, passed away Monday, April 25, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Elizabeth was a 65 year member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL. She helped initiate the nurseries at the church in the early 1960’s. She also was a Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout Den mother, room mother and PTA member at School District #175, Avon lady, Welcome Wagon Hostess and MOPS volunteer. Donald and Elizabeth were original residents of Dorchester Village subdivision in West Belleville. She lived a very full life and was blessed in many ways! Her greatest joy was her family!
She was preceded in death by her:
- Husband: Donald A. Rockwell
- Parents: Homer and Mollie, nee Sanders, George
- Leland George
- Homer “Nippy” George
- Lenore George
- Irma George
- Deliah Spade
- Edna Pugh
Surviving are her:
- Jane (James) Nold of Waterloo, IL
- Donald (Melissa) Rockwell II of Belleville, IL
- Michael (Cara Nighohossian) Nold
- Allyson Nold
- Donald “DJ” Rockwell III
- Kirsten Nold
- Rebecca (Sam) DeZeeuw
- Great-grandson: Odin Nold
- Florence Bierman of Sacramento, CA
- Sue Hardy of Phoenix, AZ
- Niece “adopted daughter”: Debbie Rockwell
- Many other dear nieces and nephews
Special thanks to her care giver Margaret Lehr.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. Matthew United Methodist Church – Nursery.
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL and from Noon – 2:00 pm Friday, April 29, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, April 29, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Robert E. Souders officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.
Live Stream: Her service may be viewed starting at 1:50 pm through the Kurrus website live stream link.