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 www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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