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Rosemarie Kochera Ervin

Celebration of Life services for Rosemarie Kochera Ervin, 77, of Champaign, will ervinbe at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign. The Rev. Deborah Owen will officiate.

Burial will be at Stearns Cemetery, Fithian.

Visitation will be one hour before services.

Mrs. Ervin passed away at 10:54 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

She was born June 29, 1938 in Westville, Ill., a daughter of Joseph and Mabel (Boswell) Kochera. She married Richard Clark Ervin on Aug. 19, 1955 in Westville. He preceded her in death on October 31, 2008.

Mrs. Ervin is survived by two daughters, Stacy Witte, of Seymour, and Sindy (Bruce) Weisman, of Friendshipwood, Tex.; two sons, Steven (Leslie) Ervin and Scott Ervin, both of Champaign; one sister, Mary Ann Benson, of Arcola; a sister-in-law, Patricia Ervin Schofield, of Joliet; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters, two brothers and a son-in-law, Glynn Witte.

Before her retirement, Mrs. Ervin was employed as a phlebotomist and EKG technician at Mercy Hospital and Burnham City Hospital. She was also a seamstress in a local bridal shop.

She enjoyed working on her family genealogy.

Online condolences may be offered at www.HeathandVaughn.com.


To the family of Rose Ervin we would like to send our condolences for the loss of your Mom, grandmother and great-grandmother.


Ron and Penny Zaphel.