Roseanna Allbritten
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Roseanna Zimmers Allbritten, 89, of Vienna, formerly of rural Belknap, passed away Saturday morning, June 9, 2012, at 5:35 a.m. at Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna.

Roseanna was born Aug. 30, 1922 on the Zimmer’s family farm near Vienna. She was the daughter of Andrew W. “Andy” Zimmers and Anna Shetler Zimmers. Roseanna was united in marriage to Clarence Allbritten on May 18, 1951 in Vienna. He preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 2005.

Roseanna was a 1940 graduate of the Vienna High School and attended Draughon’s Business College in Paducah.

While a student in high school, Roseanna was employed by Williams Five-and-Dime Store in Vienna. She later worked as a secretary for the Illinois Department of Public Aid.

Roseanna was the co-owner and operator of Indian Point Farm and had assisted her late husband, Clarence, and son, David, in the operation of the family farming business.

Roseanna was a 50+year member of Prospect Branch of the Johnson County Homemakers Extension.

Roseanna was a loving and proud mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time sewing, baking, canning and making many types of handcrafts, including quilting.

Roseanna was a dedicated and faithful parishioner of St. Paul Catholic Church in Vienna. She had formerly taught Sunday school and had been a member of the St. Paul Altar Sodality.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, David and Patty Allbritten of Belknap; two grandchildren, Max Allbritten and Allison Allbritten; one sister, Alice Langguth of Clearwater, Fla.; six nieces and nephews, Trina Kozer of New Port Richey, Fla., Mike Zimmers of Springfield, Danny Allbritten of Vienna, Nancy Dawson of Indianapolis, Ind., Clairis Sparkman of Livonia, Mich. and Sherry Bohler of El Paso, Texas; and several cousins, including an especially dear cousin, Anna Mae Street of Vienna.

In addition to her parents and husband, Roseanna was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Zimmers; and two nephews, Eric Zimmers and Phil Allbritten.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, June 12 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Tom Barrett officiating. Interment followed at the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1325, Vienna, IL 62995; or to the Heather Harper Treat Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 98, Vienna, IL 62995.

Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna was in charge of arrangements.
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