Rosemarie Draelos

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Rosemarie Draelos



Rosie Draelos went to be with her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on 10/15/17. Born Rosemarie Holenweg in Milwaukee, WI in 1932 to immigrant Swiss parents, she earned a BS in nursing at UW Madison & met her husband Theodore Draelos. After moving to Dugway, UT, in 1960, then to Silver City, NM, in 1963, she raised 4 children, worked as school nurse & earned a Master's while her husband practiced surgery. In 1992 she moved to Abq & in 2012 to New Orleans. She was known for her love of God, cheerful spirit, industry, wit & humor & kindness for all.

She's survived by sister Betty Schumm & husband Brooke of Ellicott City, MD; daughter Stephanie Lonsberry & husband Wes of New Orleans; son Tim & wife Laura of Abq; son Matt of Edmond, OK; son Michael & wife Zoe of High Point, NC & 11 grandkids.

Gifts can be made to the Ted & Rosie Draelos Scholarship Fund, Silver Consolidated Schls, 2810 N. Swan St, Silver City, NM 88061.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 3, 2017