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Ada Rosalie Saufley

December 22nd, 1929 – April 16th, 2020

Ada Rosalie Saufley, age 90 of Macomb, IL, formerly of Vermont, IL, passed away at 11:25 pm Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb, IL. She was born on December 22, 1929 in Table Grove, IL, the daughter of Perry and Reatha (Baughman) Saufley.

Rosalie was a bookkeeper for Bader Elevator in Vermont and later McDonough FS in Macomb, IL.

She enjoyed visiting with her family and friends. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and reading books.

Rosalie was a member of the Adair United Methodist Church in Adair, IL.

Surviving are her sister-in-law Norma Saufley of Ipava, IL and 3 nephews; Victor (and Diana) Saufley of Houston, TX, Vance (and Ethel) Saufley of Cuba, IL, and Von (and Tracy) Saufley of Hudson, IL.

Rosalie was preceded in death by her brother, Merle Franklin Saufley.

A celebration of Rosalie's life will be held at a later date with interment in the Ipava Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her memory to the Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb, IL or Harbor Lights Hospice in Galesburg, IL and sent to the the funeral home at PO Box 525, Astoria, IL 61501


April 17th, 2020

So sorry to hear about "Elevator Rosie" as I called her as a young child. From all the bottles of pop she bought me at Baders to her teaching me to play canasta at FS. She was a special lady and I thought the world of her.

April 17th, 2020

Kathy Heitz Coats

April 18th, 2020

Rosie, was always very kind to me when I got to ride with him to Baders. I will always have kind memories of this sweet lady. Glenn

April 18th, 2020

I remember Rosie from years ago when my dad took me to Baders with him. Always such a pleasant sweet lady! Her brother Merle was a great guy too. Condolences to Norma and her family. Cheryl Cox Matteson

April 19th, 2020

Norma and family...sorry for your loss. Barbara Hamm & Ray

April 19th, 2020

norma and family, so sorry for your loss. kathy cox

May 21st, 2020

To Norma,Vic,Vance,and Von:God bless all of you in your loss of your sister-in-law and aunt.Danny Soper.

June 22nd, 2020

Norma and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Rosie from coming into Viv's to eat and her great sense of humor!! Sandy Cobb