IRON MOUNTAIN — Rosemary Sjoquist, 82, of Kingsford passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain.
Rosemary was born June 1, 1938, in Summum, Ill., the daughter of Benjamin and Nelcine (Batterton) Thompson.
She was a talented artist who loved to paint. She also loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Donald; her son, William (Sarah) Sjoquist; two daughters, Janet Gurlik and Teresa (James) Schabel; brothers, Royce (Nancy) Thompson and Randy (Norma) Thompson; sisters, Marcia (Gene) VanEnkenvort and Linda (Ray) Felhen; grandchildren, Angie, Andrea, Amanda, Danielle, Benjamin and Adam; and great-grandchildren, Rose, Blake, Logan, Kaylee and Jennifer.
Along with her parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by a brother, David Thompson, and a son-in-law, Roman Gurlik.
Due to COVID restrictions, services will be held in the spring or summer.
Condolences to the family of Rosemary Sjoquist may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.