Rose Mary "Rozie" Sapp
Rose Mary “Rozie” Sapp, 87, of Springfield died at 6:50 pm Sunday, June 2, 2013 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born December 29, 1925 in Springfield, IL to Jack and Jennie Greco Bono. She married Tom Sapp April 9, 1944 and he preceded her in death August 9, 2010. Also preceding her in death was a brother, Andy Bono.
Surviving are three daughters, Suzanne (Edward) Cowman of New Berlin, Dianne (Giuseppe) Eppers DiCapo of Grays Lake, IL and Cindy (Greg) Morris of New Berlin; five grandchildren, Pamela Birdsell, Ron Cowman, Aron Cowman, Valerie Kearns and Cody Morris; six great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Sapp was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Past Auxiliary President of the Illinois Auctioneers Association; Charter Member of the National Auxiliary Auctioneer Association. She was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband at the Tom Sapp Auction and Realty Company.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass: 10 am Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at St. Joseph Church with Monsignor Thomas Holinga officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. John’s Hospice or Sangamon County Fair Association.