Eunice J. Roseboom

August 13, 1924December 21, 2018

Peoria - Eunice J. Roseboom, 94, of Peoria, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 at her home. She was born August 13, 1924 in Strawn, IL to Jacob and Sarah (Wanner) Baer. She married Donald E. Roseboom in 1943 and he preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two sons, Richard and Robert Roseboom, one brother and four sisters. Surviving are five sons, Don (Dot) Roseboom of Peoria, Gene (Linda) Roseboom of Chillicothe, John Roseboom of Marquette Heights, Roy Roseboom of Washington, and Steve Roseboom of East Peoria; eleven grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Doris Davis and Wilma Perham both of Peoria. Eunice worked as a nurse at Proctor Hospital for many years before retiring. She will be remembered as a caring woman who loved her grandchildren, her dog Shorty, and tending her flowers. A funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 28, 2018 with visitation one hour prior to the service at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. Pastor Tim Beddingfield will officiate. Cremation will be accorded following the service and burial of the urn will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to charity of the donors choice. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at


  • Jacob Baer, Father
  • Sarah Wanner Baer, Mother
  • Donald E. Roseboom, Husband
  • Don (Dot) Roseboom, Son
  • Gene (Linda) Roseboom, Son
  • John Roseboom, Son
  • Roy Roseboom, Son
  • Steve Roseboom, Son
  • Doris Davis, Sister
  • Wilma Perham, Sister
  • Eunice is survived by eleven grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sons Richard and Robert Roseboom; one brother and four sisters.

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  • Visitation Friday, December 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 28, 2018

Eunice J. Roseboom

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Michael & Brenda Harris

December 27, 2018

So sorry for your loss. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. We will be praying for God’s comforting love and peace to surround your family.

Suzanne Arnett

December 23, 2018

My sincere sympathy to all of the Rosebooms, Doris, and Wilma. I will always remember Eunice's warm smile. She was a persevering soul !