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PEKIN ~ Rosemary Mickle, 80, of Pekin, passed away at 2 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 at UnityPoint Health-Pekin.

Born March 3, 1939 in Pekin to Albert Glenn and Florence Terry (Connett) McGinnis, she married Larry R. Mickle on July 13, 1957 in Pekin. He survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Jerry R. Mickle of Pekin, Jon-Paul (Jennifer) Mickle of Seattle, Washington and Joshua D. (Vanessa Udry) of Urbana; one daughter, Karen K. (Dave) Williams of Pekin; four grandchildren, Breanna Mickle of Pekin, Benjamin (Emily) Mickle of South Pekin, Laura (Derrick) Threadgill of DuQuoin and Wade Mickle of Urbana; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Albert (Ruth) McGinnis and Lewis (Marilyn) McGinnis and one sister, Josephine (Bob) Godbey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Larry R. Mickle, Jr, and two brothers, Gary and Kenneth McGinnis.

A homemaker, Rosemary enjoyed cooking and spending quality time with her family. She was a world traveler with her military husband for 20 years.

Rosemary was a born again Christian and was a faithful member of the Bucketeers Sunday School Class at Calvary Baptist Church in Pekin.

Her memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Mike McLeod will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at a later date at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Calvary Baptist Church Missionary Fund, 921 Caroline Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554 or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61637.

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