Morna "Marlene" Rozene (84) of Effingham


Published on August 3 2017 12:28 pm

Morna “Marlene” Rozene, 84, of Effingham, Illinois, formerly of Sullivan and Centralia, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.  

Visitation for family and friends will be Monday, August 7 from 10-11 a.m. at Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson followed by graveside services at 11:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Cemetery in Trowbridge.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson is assisting the family.  Family and friends are invited to share a story or light a candle in Morna’s honor online by clicking here.

Marlene was born October 1, 1932, in Shelby County, the daughter of Thomas and Viola (Blake) McLaughlin.  She married Dean Rozene and he preceded her in death in November 1980. Through the years, she waitressed and worked at World Color Press in Effingham and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centralia.

Marlene is survived by her daughter, Karen (husband Jerry) Fear of Centralia; son, Tom (wife Kim) Jewell of Strasburg; five grandchildren, Joseph (wife Rachel) Fear of St. Paul, MN, Justin (wife Laura) Fear of Rockville, MD, Brooke Jewell of Effingham, Ciara Jewell of Effingham, Daniel (wife Joni) Hossler of Crystal Lake; four great-grandchildren, Margaret, Joshua, Eli and Lennon; four sisters:  Beverly (husband Dwight) Storm of Stewardson, Diana Storm of Effingham, Vicky (husband Dwight) Braden of Strasburg and  Michelle (husband Greg) Spannagel of Shelbyville and many nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dean; brother, Harlan McLaughlin and sister, Joyce Crockett.