Rosemary “Rose” Saner, 71, of Springfield died at 11:35 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born on December 20, 1942 in Springfield to George and Daisy May Covington Pelser. She married Walter “Billy” Melvin Saner and he survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Debbie Quest of Springfield; a son, William “Billy” Saner of Springfield; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara “Bobbie” Long of Franklin and Helen Rapp of Springfield; one brother, Martin Pelser of Springfield and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents; one daughter, Tammy Sue Wells; one son-in-law, Gary Quest; one brother, Eddie Pelser and one brother-in-law Bud Rapp preceded her in death.
She retired as a housekeeper from Mary Bryant Home for the Blind and also worked at King’s Daughters Home as a housekeeper and nurse. She was of the Baptist Faith. Rose loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, and caring for her home. She also enjoyed traveling.
Visitation: 3 – 5 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Deacon John Santos officiating.
Memorials may be made to Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery or Sojourn Shelter.