ROSEMARY R. WESTERHAUSEN VALPARAISO, IN Rosemary R. Westerhausen, 83, of Valparaiso, formerly of Mount Greenwood, Chicago, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Whispering Pines. She was born February 9, 1930 in Chicago to Walter E. and Catherine Rose Smith. Rosemary had worked as a clerk at the Osco Drug in Alsip, IL for over 20 years. On November 5, 1955 in Chicago, she married Curt C. Westerhausen, who preceded her in death on December 1, 2012. Rosemary is survived by three sons: Curt (Connie) Westerhausen of Valparaiso, Dwayne (Julie) Westerhausen of Girard, IL, and Dave Westerhausen of Merrionette Park, IL; 13 grandchildren: Kurt, Michelle, Kelly, Carrie, Brian, Brandon, Kyle, Kirstianne, Brandy, Boyd, Alexis, Paige, and Nick; seven great grandchildren; and one brother, Walter (Geraldine) Smith of Sun City West, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Karen Flynn in 2006; and one brother, Robert Smith. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM directly at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center, 1511 LaPorte Ave., Valparaiso with the Rev. Jerry Schweitzer officiating. Entombment to follow at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00-7:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, and on Saturday morning at the church, one hour prior to the mass. Memorials may be made to the
or VNA Hospice of Porter County. Moellerfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Times on Apr. 25, 2013