- July 6, 1929 - October 9, 2016
- Kokomo, Indiana
of Rosemary's Passing
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Rosemary (Droke) Winslow, 87, of Kokomo, passed away at 7:30 PM Sunday October 9, 2016 at Northwods Village. She was born July 6, 1929 in Galveston to Floyd and Bertha (Jones) Bennett. She married William C. Droke December 24, 1947. He preceded her in death on August 26, 1964. She married Raymond Winslow December 25, 1965. He preceded her in death August 2007. Rosemary attended Kokomo High School. She worked for Major Mills Department Store. She worked for Delco Electronics for 27 years, retiring in 1988. She had been a member of Bible Baptist Church.
Surviving are her children Fred (Cathy) Droke, and Pam Jenkins. She had four step-children; one who preceded her in death Lynda Droke. She has one brother Jackie (Dixie) Bennett; one sister Marilyn Garber; one special brother-in-law Richard Hagen; five grandsons Kevin (Shelli) Droke, Billy (Chrys) Calhoun, Brad Droke, Andy Calhoun, and Stevie Droke. She had 13 great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter with 2 more on the way. There are also many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are her parents, her husbands, two brothers Bill and George Bennett, and two sisters Norma Hagen and Sharon "Susie" Wisher.
She made her home at Northwoods Village for the last year and she leaves many good friends there. The staff and management have been excellent in their care of Rosemary. The family wishes them to know how much they appreciate your loving care of NOSEY ROSIE.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday October 15, 2016 at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street, Kokomo. Pastor Jon Tice will officiate. Burial will follow in Crown Point Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM Friday at the mortuary.