Obituaries: Rosenbaum, Vietti

Patricia RosenbaumPatricia Rosenbaum

Patricia Zella Rosenbaum, 71 of Bloomington, passed away on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at her home.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Evelyn Chapel, Bloomington, with Rev. Elyse Nelson Winger officiating. Cremation rites were accorded.

The family suggests memorials to be made to the Humane Society of Central Illinois or to Illinois Wesleyan University Music Department Center for the Arts.

Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

Pat was born on May 8, 1946 in Bloomington, Illinois. She is the daughter of George William and Ruth (Menge) Rosenbaum.

Pat is survived by her nieces and nephews; Mark (Kim) Lembke of Waynesville, Cheri (Richard) Menken of Bloomington, Matthew (Kelly) Lembke of Heyworth, Joanna (Robert) Chrystler of Whispering Pines, N.C., Nora Lembke of Bloomington and Chris Lembke of Bloomington, her great nieces and nephews; Benjamin and Alex Chrystler, Nathan (Tiffany) Menken and Michael and Myla Graham and also her best friend Barb McConnell of Peoria.

Pat is preceded in death by her parents and her sister; Nancy Lembke.

She attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She worked at Illinois Wesleyan University as an adminstrative specialist for the Dean of Students. Pat enjoyed singing and belonged to several choir groups.

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Mary Vietti Mary Vietti

Mary A. Vietti, 81, of Normal, passed away at 11:57 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 at her home.

Her memorial service will be at noon on Feb. 7, 2018 at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home with visitation from 11:00 a.m. to noon. Deacon Mike Marvin will officiate. A private family burial will be in Camp Cemetery, Odell at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the Pontiac Holiday Tournament.

Mary was born Oct. 1, 1936 in Pontiac, the daughter of William W. and Ella Florence Obert Cushman.

She is survived by two sons, William (Debra) Vietti of Pontiac and Robert (James Langstaff, III) Vietti, Jr of Fairbury; three siblings, Lila (Gerald) Daley of Bloomington, Marsha (Bill) Goldsberry of Hudson and William L. (Gracie) Cushman of Bloomington; two grandchildren, Kyle (Brittney) Vietti of Rock Island and Kelly Petrovics of
Bloomington; and two great-grandchildren, Easton Petrovics and Wrigley Vietti.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mary graduated from Chenoa High School. She worked in accounting for Verizon, retiring with over thirty years with the company.

Mary enjoyed travelling and spending time with family.

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