Rosalee Mae (Phillippi) Ulm passed away at the Abingdon Care Center at 10:50 am, Sunday, August 31, 2014. She was born March 5, 1930 in Galesburg, Illinois to Nellie(Carpenter)Phillippi and Rolla Phillippi. She married Lee Owens on March 6, 1949. She later married Eldon Ulm on June 1,1963.
She graduated from London Mills High School as salutatorian of her class.
She worked at the Century Loan Company in Abingdon, Illinois. Later she and her husband Eldon owned and operated E & R Equipment in Avon. After that she worked at Country Companies in Avon, which she retied from.
She was a life time member of the Avon Methodist Church where she was treasurer. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary # 381 in Abingdon. She also was involved with the Red Hat Society which she loved.
Her husband and an infant daughter proceeded her in death.
Surviving is her son, Aaron Owens(Jennifer McPhail) of Avon, grandson Joseph (Christina) Owens and three great grandsons: Trenton, Colton and Brogan Owens, granddaughter, TJ (Rick) Sedam, Joy, Illinois and 2 great grandsons, Cayden and Ryan. She had 3 stepsons, Ronald Ulm, Piedmont, Alabama, Jon Ulm, Avon, Illinois and Jerry Ulm, Germantown Hills, Illinois along with 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Her greatest time was spent with her family and all her friends in and around the community. She was a social butterfly to all those who knew her.
The family wishes to give a special thanks to all the staff at Garden Court of Care Center of Abingdon. They all made Rosalee a very happy person and shared her humor daily!
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm-7PM on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Corman Memorial Home, 108 East Washington St., Avon, Illinois. Private services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Avon Methodist Church, Avon, Illinois 61415 and the Care Center of Abingdon (Garden Court), 801 West Martin St.,Abingdon, Illinois 61410. Online Condolences may be made at www.cormanmh.com. Corman Memorial Home Avon, IL is in charge of the arrangements.