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Eugene C. Rossman

December 11, 1929 ~ March 23, 2017 (age 87)

   Eugene C. "Gene" Rossman, 87, of the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy, formerly of Barrington, Illinois, died at 6:24 p.m. Thursday (March 23, 2017) in the Illinois Veteran's Home.

   Born December 11, 1929, Gene was the son of Charles and Marie Wright Rossman.

   Gene served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

   Gene enjoyed golfing and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.  People enjoyed his company and he will be remembered for his infectious attitude.  Gene was a self-employed Barber in Cary, Illinois, until his retirement to Florida.

   Survivors include two daughters, Dawn Busse (Chet) of Barrington, IL and Darice Rossman of St. Petersburg, FL; four grandchildren, Kendall Busse (Dave Staszak), Chet Busse, Chris Busse (Paige) and Kaylee Salisbury (Rob); and three great grandchildren, Josiah, Evers and Teller.

   Gene was preceded in death by his parents.

   Cremation has been accorded to Gene.  Memorial services to celebrate his life will be held at a later date.

   Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veteran's Home Activity Fund, 1707 North 12th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62301.

   Arrangements are in the care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
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