Rosella Craig(1921 - 2014)

TELL CITY – Rosella Smith Craig, 93, passed away April 27, 2014, in Texas.
She was born in Tell City Jan. 21, 1921, to the late Frank and Ella (Birchler) Kleeman. Also preceding her in death was her first husband, Warren Smith; second husband, Harley Craig; two sons, Wayne and Richard Smith; brothers Jake, Albert William, James, Mark and Andrew in infancy and sisters Lucille Parker, Eleanor Donefhue and Theresa in infancy.
Surviving is her daughter, Brenda (Don) Quinlin of Brush, Colo.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; twin sister Rosetta Thomas of Evansville and sister Ann Catherine Keller of Tell City; brothers Charles Kleeman of Newburgh, Michael Kleeman of Denver, Colo. and Francis Kleeman of Troy.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 9,, at St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, Rosella requested that memorial contributions be made at Masses at St. Paul Catholic Church.
Messages of condolence may be left online at

Funeral Home

Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St Tell City, IN 47586
(812) 547-2511
Published in Perry County News on May 5, 2014