Rose A. Yocum

Sept. 27, 1926 - Oct. 8, 2008


Rose A. Yocum (nee Thomas) of Waukesha was called home Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at age 82. She was born in Waukesha on Sept. 27, 1926, to Anthony and Loretta Thomas. 

Rose is loved and survived by her daughter, Jodell Wrigley; granddaughter, Jenell Wrigley; and her sister, Ida Scremo. She is further survived by one brother, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Peter J. Wrigley; and three brothers.

Rose was a longtime parishioner of St. Joseph ís Catholic Church and member of St. Joseph ís Christian Mothers. She was a retiree of Allis Chalmers after 38 years of dedicated service. Upon retirement, she worked as a cook at George Webb on Sunset in Waukesha for seven years.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the noon funeral service Monday, Oct. 13, at St. Joseph ís Cemetery Chapel, S22-W22890 Broadway Ave. , Waukesha . 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.


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