Rose Fenske, nee Burckhard, age 92 of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 25th, 2019

fenskeRose Fenske, nee Burckhard, age 92 of Lombard passed away Feb 24th, 2019 after a brief illness.

Rose is survived by her sons Don (Cynthia), Craig (Diane) and Jon (Cheryl); grandchildren Michele (Thomas) Heath, Julie, Megan, Taylor & David (Emily) Fenske; and 5 great grandchildren Lukas, Sophia, Ellie, Brennan & Brooklyn; sister Frances Jackson & Eva Gage; and many nieces and nephews.

Rose is preceded in death by her husband Dallas, son Jerry, sister Delores Campton, Betty Dunwoody, Theresa Brown, Marie Schumacher, Lana Kereszturi, brothers Raymond Burckhard. Joseph Burckhard.

Rose volunteered at Christ the King food pantry for 30 years.  She enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family and friends.  Rose was named Woman of the Year from Christ the King Council of Catholic Women for 2008-2009.

Visitation will be Thursday February 28th from 3-8 at Brust Funeral Home 135 S Main St, Lombard.  Funeral services will be held Friday March 1st with prayers at 9:30am from Brust Funeral Home to Christ the King Church for 10am Mass.  Internment in South Dakota at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ the King food pantry or a children’s hospital of your choice.

Call 888-629-0094 for information.


4 Comments so far ↓

  1. Vickie Probst says:

    Jon, Cheryl and Taylor, so sorry for your loss. I know being and doing things with your mom brought great joy to each of you.

    You are in my thoughts and prayers.


  2. Kim says:

    We had the honor of knowing Rose for 20+ years. She was a woman who loved her family so very much and had the kindest heart ever. Heaven has received quite a gift and she will be missed by all. Sending love and prayers to the family during this difficult time.

  3. Lori Kempton says:

    Don, Craig and Jon and families my deepest sympathy in the lose of Rose. She was a wonderful person and enjoyed her family life.

    Remember the good times and cherish the times you had with her and she will live on with you and your families.

    I remember a picture of Rose and Tony in a picture with Tony’s parents Amanda and Roy at the farm when your family came to visit.

  4. Kathleen Romero says:

    Jon, Cheryl ,Megan ,and Taylor
    We are sorry for your loss. Rose was a beautiful lady and terrific grandmother. I remember many times when the girls would spend with your mom in the summertime. They would tell me all about their time with her. “Burger King” was the top restaurant I would her about.
    I’m sure your mom is celebrating with family she has missed Rose will be in our prayers

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