Rosemary Deneen, age 88, passed away peacefully at home on December 27, 2017, surrounded by her family.
She was born on July 11, 1929, the daughter of the late Francis and Della Dowdell. She was united in marriage to Joe Deneen, who preceded her in death on January 19, 2005. Rosemary felt great affection and gratitude toward her family and the many friends whose kindnesses allowed her to remain in the home and community she loved.
Rosemary is survived by her children, Dennie (Greer) Deneen of Mazomanie; Dan Deneen of Black Earth; Neal (Donna) Deneen of Lindstrom, MN; and Jackie Deneen (Brad) Fest of Franklin, TN; six grandsons; four granddaughters; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to her parents and husband, Rosemary was preceded in death by her daughter, Joan Deneen; granddaughter, Rose Marie Deneen; and siblings, Bonnie Cole and Maurie Dowdell.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Mazomanie, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, with Msgr. Daniel Ganshert officiating. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Hooverson Funeral Home, Mazomanie. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Hospice would be appreciated.