Rosemarie Springer


Rosemarie Springer, 80, of Payson, died Nov. 10, 2006. She was born Sept. 24, 1926 in Snowflake, Ariz. to Milton and Florence Tanner.

Mrs. Springer moved to Payson in 1968. She worked at Pyle Memorial Hospital (Payson Regional Medical Center) for 10 years. She later sold real estate, worked for the Moose Lodge and was always a helping hand for her son-in-law in his parts business. She was an active member of the American Legion and the Greater Payson Moose Lodge.

She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Oesterreich (Gary) of Tonto Basin; son, Richard Gillies (Daphne) of Oracle, Ariz.; grandchildren, Maygan Barnett (Jacob), Nicole Gillies, Kiley Gillies (Angie), Abbie Goldkuhl (Matt) and Cybil Gillies; great-grandchildren, Riley Gillies, Jake Barnett and Kadence Goldkuhl; niece, Marylou Maestas; nephew, Glenn Tanner; and several great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer (Al); her mother and father; and her brother, Milton Tanner.

A graveside service was held Nov. 13 at Mountain Meadow Memorial Park.

Donations in Mrs. Springer's memory may be made to RTA Hospice & Palliative Care, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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