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H. Rosemary Nelson, 100, of Rockford, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in St. Anne Center. She was born September 26, 1916, in Rockford; the daughter of James and Helena (Condon) Walsh. Rosemary was a graduate of Rockford Central High School and attended Northern Illinois University. She married Joseph "Jack" Nelson on August 26, 1941 in Rockford; he predeceased her March 4, 1971. Rosemary was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
She is survived by numerous cousins. Predeceased by her brother, James.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Holy Family Catholic Church, 4407 Highcrest Rd. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorials to Holy Family Catholic Church.

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