Rosalie Obbema, a long time resident of Hawthorne, CA, passed away September 21, 2015 in Torrance, CA. Born on December 10, 1928 in Los Angeles, CA, Rosalie was noted by both family and friends as the family historian, who had wonderful stories to share. She loved socializing, enjoyed being with family and had an infectious laugh that could light up the room. She is loved by many and will be missed by all. She was preceded in death by her husband, James and is survived by her children, Rosemarie (Ted) Hartley and James (Cathy) Obbema; her siblings, Marie Castro and Genevieve (Jack) Rubin; her grandchildren, Brian (Jennifer) Hartley, Chenoa (Jeremy) Sloss, Jaime (Will) Medina; and her great grandchildren, Brennan, Skylar, Conner, Manuel, Nolan, Lucas, and Lily. A visitation will be held from 4:00pm-8:00pm at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA on September 25, 2015 and her funeral service will be held 12:00pm on September 26, 2015 at Holy Cross Cemetery in the Holy Redeemer Chapel located in Culver City.

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