Catherine Marie Rothamel |
Catherine Marie Rothamel (nee Sanford), age 70, entered eternal life on Saturday, June 14, 2014, with her loving family by her side.
Marie is survived by her loving sisters, Sandra (the late Ronald) Spisak, Charlene (the late Jerry) Pool, Cheryl (Paul) Pullara, Donna (Dave) Hanus, and Diane Sanford; loving brother, Tom Sanford; brother-in-law, Patrick Rothamel. She was the beloved godmother to her niece, Amy Zazzetti and nephew, Jeff Spisak; as well as the special aunt of numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband, Larry Rothamel; and her parents, Charles and LaVon (nee Stevenson) Sanford.
Marie had a contagious personality that could make anyone feel loved and comfortable in her presence.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Marie's caretaker, Ena, who went above and beyond her duties to care for Marie.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marie's name to St. Jude Catholic Church in Joliet or the Lions Club International Foundation, 300 W. 22nd St., Oakbrook, IL, 60523 for the hearing impaired.
A Celebration of Marie's life will begin on Thursday, June 19, 2014, with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Jude Catholic Church in Joliet for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Rd, Joliet, IL 60435.
Obituary and Tribute Wall for Catherine Marie Rothamel at www.tezakfuneralhome.com or for information, 815-722-0524. Arrangements entrusted to:
Published in The Herald-News from June 17 to June 18, 2014