In loving memory of

Rose Marie Griswold
December 1, 1946 - February 3, 2019

Rose Marie Griswold, 72, of Biggsville, IL, died 8:44 a.m., Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Great River Medical Center ICU.
Born December 1, 1946 in Burlington, she was the daughter of Albert D. and Mary Catherine (Uffelman) Mehaffy.
Rose was employed at the Basket Factory and later Vista Bakery for 9 years, retiring in 2003.
She was known to be ornery and fun loving. She had many hobbies including mushrooming, gardening, puzzles, canning, working in her flower beds and candy.
Survivors include seven children, Timothy A. Leeper of Biggsville, IL, Yvonne Griswold of Corona, CA, Jackie Griswold of KY, Kambra D. Ware of FL, Brandon A. Ware of Biggsville, IL, Bruce A. Ware of Burlington, IA and Raymond L. Ware of KY; fourteen grandchildren; a brother, Rick Mehaffy of Burlington; and two sisters, Barbara Helsel of Arvada, CO and Vicki Burnett of Littleton, CO.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
The graveside service for Ms. Griswold will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 8th at Aspen Grove Cemetery.
A memorial has been established.


Dolores Pekarek wrote on Feb 6, 2019:

"So sorry for your loss ."

Susan Dixon wrote on Feb 5, 2019:

"My thoughts and prayers are with your family. R.I.P. Rose"

Kirstie Wagler wrote on Feb 4, 2019:

"Thoughts and prayers going out to all the family in this time. She was a wonderful person and will be missed greatly. May God hold you all and comfort you in your time of grief. "

Tammy and Scott Miller wrote on Feb 4, 2019:

"Thoughts and prayers to the family from scott and myself so very sorry for your loss she was a great lady"

Jackie wrote on Feb 4, 2019:

"My dear sweet mom!!!what a true mother you are!!I am missing you but I know you no longer have to wear your mask I was with you at your bedside with us that could be waited for me and left a hour later after we had our happy you went peaceful and didn't struggle.I love you and see you over us please"

Dianne Carlson wrote on Feb 4, 2019:

"Thoughts and prayers to Family and Friends! I will always remember Rose! She sure was a fun, feisty, spoke her mind gal! May you REST IN PEACE sweet Rose! "

KATHLEEN K. SMITH (MEHAFFY) Lewis and Glenna Mhaf wrote on Feb 4, 2019:

"You are in Gods hands now. Our prayers are with you and your family. Will always remember all the fish fries on the open camp fires and the camping trips. Tents and campers and all the mosquitoes. God bless you see you again some time say hello to every one for me love you cousin Rose. "