Posted 8/23/16 (Tue)
Rosalee Jameson, 79, of Pontiac, Ill., passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at 1:53 p.m., at her home surrounded in the loving arms of her family.
Rosalee was born Feb. 14, 1937, in Vienna, Ill., to John and Lela (Donnelson) Berdon.
She married Robert Jameson on May 29, 1958. He survives in Pontiac.
Rosalee was a graduate of McLeansboro High School, Class of 1955, and attended Southern Illinois University.
She retired from Mobile, owned RJ Relics in Wilmington for many years, and started the first Kindergarten program in Braceville.
Rosalee enjoyed gardening and collected hats. She was a world class traveler who enjoyed spending the winter months with her husband in Demming, N.M. She lived to spend time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister in infancy, Lora Lucille Berdon.
Also surviving are her children, Linda (Larry) Dvorak of Essex, Ill., Stephen (Marianna Blanford) Jameson of New Lennox, Ill., and Lisa (Mark) Iverson of Watford City, N.D.; brother, Doyle (Faye) Berdon of Afton, Wyo.; sisters, Doris Berdon of Raymore, Mo. and Sondra (Elio) Ramirez of San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren, Jacob (Tori Cook) Pantaleone and Andrew Pantaleone; and great-grandchildren, Justyne Pantaleone and Jadyn Pantaleone.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Private services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice.
Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, is in charge of arrangements.
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