Rosalee Onken, 81, of South Haven, Michigan passed away October 11, 2019 at Holland Hospital. She was born October 28, 1938 to Biagio and Lucia (Partepelo) Ingallinera in Fennville, Michigan. Rosalee married LaVerne E. Onken on November, 3, 1956 in Holland, Michigan. They enjoyed 38 years of marriage before his passing on October 16, 1994. Rosalee worked as a machine operator. She was a member at Peace Lutheran Evangelical Church. She worked for 22 years at Life Savers in Holland before she retired in 1989.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Emmanuel Ingallinero, Jennie Waskin, Nancy VanKuren, Joe Rinnger, Elaine Hutchins, Emily VanDyke, Phil Nick, and Ann Filese.
Rosalee is survived by her son, Steve (Beth) Onken, of South Haven, daughter, Vickie (Jose) Morales of Holland and daughter, Robin (Jeff) Floerchinger of Phoenix, Arizona; and sister – Cindy Peiper of Holland. Ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 19, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home. Services will begin at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Rosalee will be laid to rest at Lakeview Cemetery in South Haven, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to American Legion Post 49, 129 Michigan Ave., South Haven, MI 49090 or Holland Hospice, 270 Hoover Blvd., Holland, MI 49423.
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