We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 5, 2010 for 86 year old Rosalee Choate of Rockwood, IL who passed away Monday, August 2, 2010 at her home in Rockwood, IL.
Rosalee was born September 16, 1923 in Randolph County, IL, the daughter of Fred and Bernice (Harmon) Draves. She married Albert Choate on May 8, 1952 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on December 7, 2002.
Surviving are four sons, John Choate of Ava, IL, Alan Choate and George Choate both of Rockwood, IL and Dale Choate of Cutler, IL. Two daughters, Inis Biesterfeld of Hollister, MO and Kathy Korando of Chester, IL. One sister in law, Eula Choate of Collinsville, IL and one brother in law, Charles Choate of Fairview Heights, IL. 20 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and one great great-grandchild also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, three grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Wednesday, August 4, 2010 and after 7:30am Thursday, August 5, 2010 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral service for Rosalee Choate will be at 10am Thursday, August 5, 2010 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Cecil Dunning and Rev. Tom Klausing officiating.
Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Rockwood, IL.
Memorials can be made to the American Lung Association.