Rose Marie Kombrink, age 97 of Highland, IL, died Thursday, May 06, 2021, at her residence in Highland, IL.
She was born on February 16, 1924, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Lewis and Josephine (nee Neier) Phelps.
On July 11, 1946, she married Elmer E. Kombrink at Alhambra, IL. He passed away on September 01, 1993.
She was a member of VFW Ladies Aux #5694 in Highland, IL.
Rose Marie was born in Highland and attended Highland School. She had worked at the Shoe Factory, Emerson Electric, and Jakel Manufacturing before becoming a homemaker. She enjoyed playing Bingo, fishing, baking, travel and watching with her grandchildren and great grandchildren as they grew.
Survivors include :
Daughter – Carol A. Moss, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Patti A. (Brian) Schmollinger, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Nicholas B. Schmollinger
Great Grandchild – Wesley J. Schmollinger
She was preceded in death by :
Father – Lewis H. Phelps
Mother – Josephine Deimling, nee Neier – Died 1/28/1961
Husband – Elmer E. Kombrink – Died 9/01/1993
Infant Son – Elmer D. Kombrink – Died 10/26/1953
Son In-Law – Wayne J. Moss – Died 2/29/2020
Brother – Charles Phelps
Sister – Myra Renspurger
Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Graveside funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL, with Rev. Todd Bean officiating.
Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Food Pantry.