BLOOMINGTON - Rose M. Herrell, 74, Bloomington, died at 12:10 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 24, 2008) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.
Her funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, both in Bloomington, with the Rev. Gregg Petri officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church or the Humane Society of Central Illinois.
Rose was born July 22, 1933, in Bloomington, the daughter of Erwin J. and Elizabeth Takacs Szabados. She married John H. Herrell on July 19, 1951, in Bloomington. He died August 13, 2002.
Survivors include one daughter, Peggy Herrell; two sons, Timothy Herrell and Rod (Mary) Herrell; two grandchildren, Stephen and Samantha Herrell, all of Bloomington; and one brother, George Szabados, Denver, Colo.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Rose was a graduate of Trinity High School and was a member of St. Mary's Church, Bloomington. She retired after 35 years from the General Electric Co., Bloomington, and was a member of Machinist Lodge 100, Bloomington.