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“Sending my deepest heartfelt condolences to all of Roseanns family and friends. I worked with Roseann at Ingalls Hospital over a decade ago and I ...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Maria McGuire - New Lenox, IL

“I have worked with Roseann off and on over the last 20 years in many different capacities . She was at times my manager, coworker and mentor and had...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Deb VanDril - Frankfort, IL

“I used to work with Roseann at the old S.C.H. She was a good person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Wright - JOLIET, IL

“Dear Churchill family,Please accept our deepest sympathy in the passing of dear Roseann. Our children grew up together in New Lenox, and we cherished...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: claire doster - frankfort, IL

“John and family,Our deepest condolences to all of you. Roseann was truly a kind hearted soul. May you all find peace knowing your dear wife and...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: John Halloran - Channahon, IL

“John, Andrea and Sara we are so sorry to hear about dear Roseann and offer our deepest condolences to the family. May the words at 1 Thessalonians 4...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Fred G Rich

“John and family,My deepest sympathy to all of you. I am so saddened withe passing of Roseann.We have lost, indeed, a very kind and special cousin....Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: stan vanthournout - st. charles, IL

“Roseann, you left us too soon. It has been a while since I last saw you and when we worked at Bentley school. We had wonderful times, the nurse of...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Minnie Greskowiak - New Lenox, IL

“My thoughts and prayers have gone out to you, John and girls, numerous times since I heard of Roseann's passing. It seems like just yesterday that I...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Janet Scanlan - New Lenox, IL

“Roseann was my friend, coworker, and mentor. She was such a kind and caring person who always looked out for the younger nurses and saw the potential...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy McDonald - Downers Grove, IL

“Thank you for always being a friend to me ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Angela Petway - Chicago, IL

“Roseann will be missed by all in our organization. She was willing to help us in anyway she could. She was always such a bright light and positive...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Stacy Fitzpatrick - Monrovia, IN

“Roseann was my co worker at GLC - she was always so kind and willing to help when it was needed. I liked working with her and feel blessed to have...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Dawna Fish - Jackson, MI

“John and girls, I am so sorry to hear about Rose. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Wereldsma - Mokena, IL

“My heart is heavy for the lose of such a wonderful woman. May Roseanne Rest In Peace and May you as the familly find comfort. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Tami Shemanske - Coworker

“So sorry to hear this. Roseann was an exceptionally sweet person and will be missed dearly. I really enjoyed working with Roseann! ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Delores Crouch - Bourbonnais, IL

“So sorry to hear of Roseann's passing. I was so looking forward to seeing her at the end of the month at the Copley School of Nursing Banquet. I...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Crayton - Compton, IL

“Thoughts and prayers from the entire Williams family during this most difficult of time ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: jeff & lois williams - Friend


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Roseann Churchill (nee Vanthournout), Age 66, a resident of New Lenox, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2018.
Born December 12, 1951, in St. Charles, Roseann grew up as the youngest child of Albert and Martha Vanthournout (DePoortre). She graduated from Copley School of Nursing in 1972 and continued into a career in nursing that she loved and practiced throughout her life, working in settings from Silver Cross Hospital to New Lenox School District 122 to a variety of home health agencies throughout the Chicagoland area. Roseann's passion was caring for her patients.
On May 28, 1978, she married her beloved husband John Churchill, and they raised their family in New Lenox. Throughout her life, Roseann worked to love others in all circumstances, and her great joy was caring for others. She cherished her family and friends.
Roseann is survived by her husband; her daughters Andrea (Jason) Zelensky and Sara (Steven) Ingmire; dear grandsons Brandon, Evan, and Zachary Ingmire, and Alexander Zelensky; siblings Albert Vanthournout, David Vanthournout, and Joann (Bill) Schuppenhauer; also survived by her sister-in-law Marilyn Vanthournout, brother-in-law Bill Menees, and many nieces and nephews. Roseann was preceded in death by her parents as well as siblings Gerald Vanthournout and Diane Menees. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd., New Lenox, IL 60451 on Thursday, April 5, 2018, from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. Memorial service Friday, April 6, 2018, with chapel prayers at 9:30 AM to St. Jude Catholic Church, 241 W. 2nd Ave., New Lenox, IL 60451 for a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial. Interment private. Info www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700.