Obituary for Rosemary Pederson
January 9, 1950 – July 17, 2023
Rosemary Pederson, age 73, of Kenosha, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2023.
Rose was born in Chicago on Jan. 1, 1950, a daughter of the late James and Pauline (née Fiedler) Cappelo.
She attended Chicago schools, and had been employed with the Chicago Sun-Times and Ameritech, when not running her own unique business.
On Sept. 29, 1989, in Wheaton, Ill., she was united in marriage to Mark D. Pederson.
She was an avid scrapbooker, cake decorator, bird enthusiast, and an integral part of the area’s VVA.
Rose is survived by her husband, Mark; her children, Laura (Dennis) Smulski, Vincent (Michelle) Dabrowski, and Eric Pederson; her grandchildren: Madison Davis, Delaney Dabrowski, Zachary and Sabrina Smulski, and Taylor and Hailey Pederson.
A memorial service celebrating Rosemary’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023, at the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A luncheon for immediate family and close friends will follow at the Fireside in Kenosha. Private inurnment will take place in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Obituary and photo courtesy of Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home.