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Rosalind M. Schmies

Published October 19,2018

Obituary's Biography:

Rosalind M. Schmies (Hess) was born on August 25, 1926 in Milwaukee, WI. Beloved daughter of Harry and Eva Hess, loving sister of Daniel Hess and wife of William W. Schmies passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 surrounded by love.  Rosalind is survived by her loving children, Cynthia Holm (Bob), Lynda Turney (Dee), Karla Donohue (Michael) and Sarah Gerdes (Neal); her twelve grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Rosalind attended the University of California, Berkeley for one year prior to returning home, meeting William Schmies and raising a family together in Des Plaines, IL for the majority of their lives. Rosalind was a selfless, loving mother who loved to travel, garden and cook, always putting her family first. She was a nurturing soul who greatly enriched all of the lives that she touched and will be missed greatly. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 12:30pm-2:00pm with a service immediately following 2:00pm – 3:00pm at The Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights. Pastor Trish will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Rosalind’s life. Burial will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 10:30am at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at www.parkinson.org.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information please call (847)223-8122, log onto www.strangfuneral.org, or our facebook page.