Rose Mary Kennedy, 57, of Divernon, died at 10:43 am, Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born July 20, 1955 in Lincoln, IL to Clarence William and Marguerite Wynfred Sandel Kirk. She was preceded in death by her father; brother, Greg Kirk and sister, Judy Waters. She married Sean Kennedy on October 15, 1988.
Surviving are her husband, Sean; one son, Kyle Kennedy and one daughter, Kelsea Kennedy, all of Divernon; mother and step-father, Marguerite and Frank Sutheard of Lincoln; three sisters, Marge Wilson, Carol Spears and Ruth Shepard and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rose was a former member of Little Flower Church and a member of Victims Advocacy Committee of the Illinois Probations and Court Services Association. She retired after 32½ years as a Sangamon County Juvenile Probation Officer.
Visitation: 9:00 – 11:00 am, Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Church of the Little Flower.
Funeral Mass: 11:00 am, Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Church of the Little Flower with Monsignor John Ossola, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Rose Kennedy.