Rosemary passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Alamo Nursing Home.
She was born June 15, 1927 in Lansing, the daughter of Francis and Leona (Postlewaite) Vorce. As a young woman Rosemary worked at Upjohn. She later held positions at Parker Hannifin, Kalamazoo Child Guiding Clinic and in the 80’s and 90’s at Star Accounting until her retirement.
Rosemary loved animals and in her free time enjoyed reading, cooking, baking, playing bridge, golfing and doing puzzles. She was the secretary for the 33rd Infantry Reunion Group and was a volunteer and regional director for Youth for Understanding. She was active with the American Legion along with her husband. On February 19, 1949 she married Clare Chamberlin who passed away in 2011.
Surviving are three sons, Douglas (Gay Guard) Chamberlin of Chicago, Gregory (Tresca Allsman) Chamberlin of Hopkins, MN and Steven (Katherine Vasetsky) Chamberlin of Kalamazoo and grandchildren, Dylan Chamberlin, Robert Elwell and Grace Moret.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Beverly, Dorothy, Douglas and Charles.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held on at 11:00 A.M., Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Otsego United Methodist Church with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating.
Burial of ashes will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta.
Contributions in memory of Rosemary may be made to the Otsego United Methodist Church.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.