Judith Rosenow, 1939-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Judith A. Rosenow, 79, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Judith was born January 30, 1939, in LaPorte to Roy J. and Ione L. (Freese) Zellers.

On June 11, 1960, in LaPorte, she married Harold F. “Rosie” Rosenow, who survives.

Judith worked at LaPorte Community Schools, State Farm Insurance, Allis-Chalmers, Fleck and Hickey Architects, and Fanning Howey Architects. She was a member of LaPorte First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Harold; son, Ronald Rosenow of Yorktown, Indiana; two daughters, Karen (Jim) Gazdick of LaPorte and Sharon (John) Presnell of LaPorte; four grandchildren, Abby, Nick, Joe and John John; two sisters, Carol Thompson of LaPorte and Jo Ellen England of LaPorte; and one brother, Don Zellers of LaPorte. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Larry Zellers.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 3, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte. A funeral service will immediately follow at noon Tuesday in the funeral home with Pastor Bob Vale officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 1225 Michigan Ave., LaPorte, IN 46350.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.esslingfuneralhome.com.

11 Responses to “Judith Rosenow, 1939-2018”

  1. Beth Churchill

    Jul 01. 2018

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

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  2. May Moore

    Jul 02. 2018

    I am heartsick, Judy was such a big part of my parents’ lives when we first moved to Woodward Street! She Americanized my mom by teaching her to drive! My parents were so fond of her, as I! Her sweet and kind personality will be missed.

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  3. Vickie Partain

    Jul 02. 2018

    Karen and Sharon, I am so sorry for your loss. She was so nice as a neighbor and at State Farm. Praying for peace for you and your families.

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  4. Linda Knoll Arney

    Jul 02. 2018

    I was so sorry to read of Judy’s passing. Rosie, Sheri and Kari , and Ron…know your mom was one of the good things I remember as a kid in the neighborhood. Peace to you all.

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  5. Grace goers.

    Jul 03. 2018

    Rosie I am so sorry.. your in my prayers

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  6. Kelly Hannon Davis

    Jul 03. 2018

    Karen and Sharon,

    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a sweet person. I will keep you in my prayers.


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  7. Wendy Long

    Jul 03. 2018

    I am so sorry for the families loss. My deepest condolences to all of you! Judy was a wonderful lady and neighbor my entire childhood. I wish I could have been there please forgive me!

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  8. Diana Elshire

    Jul 05. 2018

    Dear family,

    Another angel in God’s heaven.. Severs Rd.was a wonderful neighborhood to raise our children….Neighbors forever!!

    God bless you always.

    Diana Elshire

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  9. Roger Workman

    Jul 30. 2018

    So sorry for your loss Harold & Ron

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  10. Lisa

    Aug 04. 2018

    Shari, Kari, and Ron, so very sorry for the loss if your Mom. I will always remember her and Rosie as 2 of our biggest volleyball fans❣️I pray that her loving memories will comfort you in the days to come.

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  11. Linda Swanson

    Aug 23. 2018

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Judy was such a great neighbor, she’ll be missed by all.

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