Obituary: Rosemary Atkinson

Dec. 4, 1965 – Oct. 23, 2019 

Rosemary Atkinson, 54, of Brussels died Oct. 23. She was born in Two Rivers to Joseph and Colleen (Sharpe) Moravec. On June 23, 1993, she married James Atkinson in Appleton. 

Rosemary was a bookkeeper at Econo-Foods. She was also a member of Precious Moments Clubs, a couple of bowling leagues — one with her son, Dustin — and she enjoyed craft shows. Rosemary loved to bake and watch dramas on TV. She enjoyed life, had a contagious laugh and a great smile.

Survivors include her husband; son, Dustin Atkinson, Brussels; daughter, Kristy Mae Atkinson, Carlsville;  three grandchildren, Cadence, Bently and Alexys; three brothers, Joseph Moravec, Stevens Point, Michael (special friend Carol) Moravec, Spokane, Washington; Charles (Bobbie) Moravec, Sturgeon Bay; five sisters, Mary (James) Dietzler, Appleton, Deborah (Paul) LeFevre, Sturgeon Bay, Catherine Hoffman, Palm Dale, California, Dorothy Moravec, Cary, North Carolina, Sue Moravec (special friend, Victor) Holtz, Lancaster, California; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, aunts, many nieces and nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers-in-law, aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30, 11 am, at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay, with Pastor Simon Young officiating.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2-8 pm; and at the funeral home Oct. 30, 9-11 am.

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