Jerome “Jerry” Rosich

Canton – Jerome “Jerry” Rosich, 89, of Canton, passed away at 1:05 PM on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Renaissance Care Center. He was born on May 25, 1928 in Springfield, IL to John Rosich and Duncia Franciskovich. He married Zelma Gilmore on June 4, 1949 in Canton; she survives.

Also surviving are two children, Jerry (Pat) Rosich of Oklahoma City, OK, Gary (Brenda Russell) Rosich of Canton; five grandchildren, Amber (Doug) Hampton, Heather (Al) Goenner, Bryan Rosich, Cody (Tara) Rosich, and Travis (Megan) Rosich; four step grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Jerry worked for International Harvester for 30 and ½ years. He was a heat treater, and self-employed masonary. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and the American Legion Post 16. He was an avid fisherman, loving father and worked very hard.

Jerry served in Germany in WWII from 1946-1949 as an Army Corporal.

Visitation will be held from 10 AM to 12 PM on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL, with military rites at 12 noon. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory. Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Building Fund or Food Panty. To view Jerry’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to

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8 Responses to Jerome “Jerry” Rosich

  1. Brenda Rose says:

    Zelma, I’m so sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. You have always been great neighbor’s. I will miss his smile and waves from across the street. The Rose’s , Darren, Brenda and Eli.

  2. Joe Putrich says:

    I want to send my sincere condolences. I would attend the services except I am fighting pneumonia right now. I considered Jerry a hard worker and good friend.

  3. Mark and Phyllis Zukowski says:

    Rest In Peace Uncle Jerry….we love you and will miss you!
    Mark and Phyllis

  4. Doug Kepler says:

    A good man , Mendy and I share in your grief. We send our best from AZ

  5. Mary Zukowski says:

    Rest In Peace Uncle Jerry. You will be sadly missed by your family and friends. You will always be my favorite uncle. Love you, Mary.

  6. Mary Zukowski says:

    Rest In Peace Uncle Jerry. You will sadly be missed by your family and friends. You will always be my favorite uncle. Love, Mary

  7. Paul & Virginia Danner says:

    Zelma, Paul and I send our deepest condolences to you and your family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time,

    Much love,

    Paul and Virginia Danner

  8. Carol & Mike Poindexter says:

    So sorry to hear of Jerry passing, you both are wonderful people and Jerry will be greatly missed.

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