Rosemary A. Shoemaker
1943 - 2021
BORN
1943
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
BRENNAN MATHENA FUNERAL HOME
800 SW 6th Ave
Topeka, KS
Rosemary A. Shoemaker, 77, of Topeka, passed away at her home on February 12, 2021. She died peacefully in the care of her husband and in the comfort of the home which they shared for the past 57 1/2 years.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a private Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Mater Dei Holy Name Parish on Saturday, February 20, 2021. A recording of the funeral service will be perpetually available on the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home website by Monday, February 22. A Celebration of Life event will be planned for later in the year at which time she will be inurned in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Rosemary's memory to Let's Help Inc of Topeka or Topeka Rescue Mission sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66603.

Online condolences and fond memories may be left at www.brennanmathenafh.com. Rosemary A. (Weiter) Shoemaker
Published by Topeka Capital-Journal from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2021.
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I only was able to meet Aunt Rosemary one time. The stories I had heard about her, totally described her love and sweetness. Such a caring person. I love so much to see those same traits alive in Beth and Abbey. We will forever remember Aunt Rosemary and her love she shared with us all.
Jennifer Livingston
Family
February 25, 2021
Yes, our LORD has chosen another sweet and wonderful being to walk with him along his Eternal City of Life.
May we all have benefited from her beautiful love for life.
Ed, Kristi & Scott Espinosa
Friend
February 22, 2021
Shoemaker/Weiter Family
So sorry for your loss! Although Rosemary was my cousin, I called her my Aunt. Loved the times I chatted with her. She always held my hand tight when I talked to her. She was the sweetest. Tre, Jaiden and Erik were always excited when they interacted with her. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Hugs!
Mary Weiter
Family
February 20, 2021

I will always remember Rosemary’s beautiful smile, she was a very special lady.
My deepest sympathy to Bill, Beth and her family.
Kay Everitt
Kay Everitt
Friend
February 18, 2021
To Rosemary's Family,

I was saddened to read Rosemary's obituary in the newspaper. We graduated from Hayden together and I always found Rosemary to be loving, caring and friendly. The smile on her face says a lot. May God give you comfort as your journey through your loss.
Joann Rossetto (Starr)
Classmate
February 18, 2021
Bill, Beth and family, we are so sorry for the loss of Rosemary. You will be in our prayers.
Neighbors Terry & Brenda Lister
Brenda Lister
Neighbor
February 18, 2021
Bill: So sorry for your loss. Hang in there buddy.
Larry Bunton
Friend
February 18, 2021
Bill,Beth and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Remembering all the great times we had at Forester functions - camping, dances and card parties. Rosemary was always such a joy to be around. You have so many wonderful memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Harry and Peggy
February 18, 2021
Bill, Gary and I are so very sorry for the loss of your wife Rosemary. Take care Bill and know that we are thinking of you. Gary & Cindy Umscheid
Gary & Cindy Umscheid
Friend
February 18, 2021
Bill, I am so sorry to hear about Rosemary,,,such a sweet person.I didn't see her many times,but when I did she always treated like a close friend.I know that she will be very missed ,by so many people that loved her...Glenda and Bob Tidwell
Robert Tidwell
Friend
February 17, 2021
Bill and Beth, so sorry to hear about the passing of Rosemary. Such a sweet person, so much like her mom and my aunt Ruby. Both were angels on earth. May she Rest In Peace. Andrea
Andrea Yewell
Family
February 17, 2021
Bill, sorry for your loss. I know she was never far from your thoughts on all the ski trips we went on. Take care my friend.
Steve Burrell
Friend
February 17, 2021
Rosemary was a terrific person and volunteer. I was lucky to meet her when she volunteered at Let's Help. I was just thinking of her infectious smile and kind heart. May she rest in peace.
Loretta Sickmann
Acquaintance
February 17, 2021
Bill, We're so sorry to hear about Rosemary. Sounds like you have many fun memories that will help you get thru the days ahead. John & Sally Brooke
Sally Brooke
Friend
February 17, 2021
Bill, I'm very sorry to hear of Rosemary's passing. I wish peace and comfort for you and your family.
Sincerely, Carolyn Weinhold
Carolyn Weinhold
Friend
February 17, 2021
So sorry for your loss sending sending prayers. The Akerstrom family had so much fun camping with you guys.
Tammy Akerstrom-Freed
Friend
February 17, 2021
I miss the forester dances that Rita and I shared with Bill and Rosemary in our younger days, and will always miss that smile!!
February 17, 2021
Charley Emmons
Friend
February 17, 2021
Bill - I am so sorry you lost Rosemary. Our prayers are with you.. - Dwight Hise
Dwight Hise
Friend
February 17, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. So sorry for your loss, Bill.
Sharon Dister
Classmate
February 17, 2021
Dear Bill and Beth,
I was blessed to connect with Rosemary through Mater Dei's homebound ministry. I enjoyed the few moments I spent with her every Tuesday, she radiated with love for her family. Even though I was unable to make in house visits for the las11 months, I was able to speak to her on the phone, and was really thankful that I talked to her last week. I will always remember her kind words for me, and I know your hearts are full of memories. May she rest in peace!!
Hugs and prayers to all of you.
Doris Estes
February 17, 2021
Rosemary was a wonderful mother to all of us who were friends with Beth. She was always loving and supportive of all "her girls." Her wonderful spirit lives on in her beautiful daughter and granddaughter. Love you so much Rosemary.
Nanette Hinchey
Friend
February 17, 2021
Bill, Beth, Bill and Abbey you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of loss and sadness. Rosemary had a beautiful heart and her kindness, compassion and love for others will always shine in our memories. She was an exceptional woman who was always thrilled to see you and made you feel genuinely loved and welcomed all the time. We are so saddened to hear of her passing. May she Rest In Peace and may all of you find peace and comfort from friends, family and the loving arms of God.
Jim and Evelyn Best
Friend
February 17, 2021
Bill,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your wife. Even though I never actually met her, you spoke of her often during our many ski trips together. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Take care my friend.
Archie Hargis
Friend
February 17, 2021
Coming back from hunting trips, we couldn't wait wait to stop and talk with rosemary. Always bright and cheery. So easy to talk to. Rosemary wanted to know about our adventures. We were always ready with new stories. Wow, what a great listener.
What a wonderful human being she was. We will be a little less without her.
Jim LIVINGSTON
Family
February 17, 2021
Goodbye my beautiful sister, I will always miss you. You were such a great wife, mother & grandmother, one of a kind. You will truly be missed as you were truly loved.
Mary Livingston
Sister
February 16, 2021
Bill,
So sorry to hear about your wife. May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Chris and Marla Smith
Friend
February 15, 2021
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