Rosemary Maier, 84 a lifelong resident of Haubstadt passed away at Charier Hospice Center in Evansville early Tuesday morning, Jan. 29.


She was born the daughter of Theodore Maurer and Theresa Hoefling Maurer of Haubstadt.


Rosemary devoted her life to faith, family, and friends.  Like her late husband, Virgil, she enjoyed giving back to the Haubstadt community and the Catholic Church.


To the many whose days were made by her love and friendship, Rosemary will be remembered for her generous nature, warm smile, and can-do spirit. In her retirement years, she especially enjoyed her time with grand children, great-grandchildren and quilting. With her quilting team of friends she enjoyed crafting intricate quilts for the annual Sts. Peter & Paul Die Kirche Auktion, and seeing them fetch handsome bids on behalf of the parish.

At Sts. Peter & Paul, Rosemary was active in the Daughters of Isabella and the Parish Altar Society.


After raising a family of three daughters and two sons, Rosemary returned to school and earned a BA in Liberal Studies from the University of Evansville. She spent a two- decade career in the Purchasing and Production Scheduling Departments at Potter & Brumfield, Princeton, IN. 


Rosemary is survived by children and spouses Jennifer Maier Fox and Steve of Marietta, Ga.; Jerry Maier and Karen of Zionsville; Jonelle Maier Tenbarge and Fred of Haubstadt; Jamie Maier Tenbarge and Ron of Haubstadt; and Jan Maier and Noma of Bloomington; Grandchildren include: Brandee Fox Schnarr and husband Chad, along with great-grandsons, Jack, Davis, and Greyson; Katherine Maier Howenstein and husband, Brian, and great-granddaughter, Liesl; Abby Maier; Chelsea Tenbarge Shaver and husband, B.J.; Gavin Tenbarge and wife, Betsy, and great granddaughter, Stella; Rachel Tenbarge; Jessica Tenbarge; Libby Maier; and Jackson Maier.  Surviving sister is Sister Helen Maurer, OSB, of Ferdinand.


In addition to her parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Virgil, and several sisters and brother.


Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. including a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. -- on Friday, Feb. 1, at Stodghill Funeral Home in Ft. Branch, IN.  


Visitation will continue at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church from 9 to 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 2, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery.