Rosemary Steckel

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2019 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville for Rosemary Steckel.

Mrs. Steckel, 80, died April 2 at Willow Rose Rehab and Healthcare Center.

She was born October 9, 1938 in Milton, the daughter of the late Karl and Dulcie (Kerr) Hum. She married John Steckel in 1960; he preceded her in death.

She enjoyed a 45-plus year nursing career at Jersey Community Hospital, in med-surg and emergency room positions, which included significant supervisory roles. Always up for adventure, she placed second in the Powder Puff Division of the 1977 Jersey County Fair Demolition Derby.

Surviving is a daughter; two sons, Michael (Joan) Steckel and Anthony (Holly) Steckel, all of Jerseyville; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. immediately following the visitation.

Memorials may be made to St. Francis/Holy Ghost Schools or Rosemary Steckel Scholarship Fund.