Rose Gebhart Loewecke, 96, of Huntley, passed away peacefully in her home on May 17, 2020.
Rose was born on October 24, 1923 in Chicago, to parents Walter and Katherina (nee Wolf) Gebhart.
Rose loved the Lord and will be remembered by those that knew her as a great prayer warrior. She cared for those around her deeply, and could often be found writing notes of encouragement to the people she loved. She was a creative and artistic soul who enjoyed creating beautiful things, and could often be found crocheting and knitting. She loved to create in the kitchen, where she was a skilled cook and baker.
Rose is survived by her her children, Shery (Bob) Jenkins, Sandie Johnson, and Randy (Bev) Loewecke, her grandchildren, Adam (Emilee), Keith (Brynda), Kelly, Kevin (Sandy), Korey (Lisa), and Michael (Kristen), her great-grandchildren, Andy, David, Giuliana, Jon, Katie, Kyle, Madison, Matthew (Rachel), Michael, Trevor, Tyler, and Zack, her sister, Helen Gebhart, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman, and her siblings, Frank, Katherine, Marian, Michael, and Wally.
A celebration of Rose’s life is being planned for a later date.
For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to www.defiorefuneral.com
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My mother and I wish to express our sympathy to the Loewecke Family. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed! My mother enjoyed talking with Rose on the phone and had exchanged emails for several years. Hopefully we ill be able to attend Rose's Celebration of Life service. Edith Maerene Allegrezza Randy Allegrezza
Shery and Loewecke Family, Hunter and I send our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you all. May your wonderful memories of your mother, grandmother and great-grandmother bring you peace during this difficult time. Sally and Hunter