Date of Birth: December 10, 1936
Date of Death: August 09, 2018
Rosemary Jacques passed into eternal life on August 9, 2018. She was born to Joseph and Isabelle Goeddeke in 1936 and raised in Michigan. Rosemary worked as a secretary at Burton Abstract and Title in Detroit for many years, before marrying Raymond Jacques at St. Joan of Arc Church in 1963. Rosemary was a devoted wife and mother to her three children Mary Joy, Laura, and Glenn and grandmother to Josh. Once her children were in middle school, Rosemary worked as a secretary in the Marketing Dept. at Frankenmuth Mutual Insurance. She enjoyed the small town living and was active in her childrens' schools and through 4H, helping to start a heritage garden at an historic house in Frankenmuth. After a move to Phoenix in 1994, Rosemary worked part-time for a local insurance agency until retiring and devoting her time to volunteer work in the schools, as neighborhood HOA president, and as a member of the ladies’ club at church. She was an avid reader and also enjoyed gardening. Rosemary and her husband Raymond were married 47 years, and she provided loving care for him for many years before his death in 2011. Rosemary leaves behind her children and grandson who will cherish all their wonderful memories of her: Mary Joy Guzman, husband Dave, and son Josh; Laura Jacques, and Glenn Jacques. Rosemary's siblings and their spouses predeceased her: Sr. Marion Goeddeke, Robert Goeddeke, Annette (Eddie) King, and Joan (Gene) Carpentier. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews and their children.
Funeral Mass on Friday, August 24, at 10 am in the chapel at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6180 W. Utopia Rd., Glendale, AZ 85308. 623-566-8222. A light lunch with be served afterward at the church.
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