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Services Wednesday for Rosemary Adeline Shutz McGue

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Services Wednesday for Rosemary Adeline Shutz McGue

Rosemary Adeline Schutz McGue, age 90, died on March 23, 2018, in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Rosemary was born at Mercy Hospital in Gary, IN, on May 6, 1927, to the late Joseph and Laura Beiriger Schutz.

A big loving family is left to cherish her memory, her seven children, Frank (Lucy) McGue, Thomas (Patricia) McGue, Jeanne (John) McGue Corral, Kathleen (Marc) McGue Morey, Laura McGue Maves, John (Tonya) McGue and Brian (Susan) McGue; 19 grandchildren, Justin (Kristi) Jaques, Kristin (Nick) Kirt, Jennifer Jaques (Warner Mayer), Colleen (Jordan) Cloyd, Tim McGue, Jackie (Joey) Spence, Eileen (Richard) Finnegan, Jessica Jaques, Greg (Madison) Maves, Mark Morey, Daniel Maves, Shannon McGue, Melissa McGue, Christopher McGue, John Connor McGue, Curtis Maves, Thomas McGue, Kyle McGue and Megan McGue; 12 great-grandchildren and a big extended family of sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents and 10 siblings.

Rosemary attended St. Mark’s Catholic School in Gary until the eighth grade. She graduated from Lew Wallace High School. Rosemary earned her RN certification at St. Catherine’s School of Nursing in East Chicago in 1948 at the age of 21. She received further sub-specialty training in pediatric nursing at St. Louis University, and later she went on to become Director of Nursing for St. Catherine’s Hospital pediatric department. She married Frank McGue on August 13, 1951, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. She took a break from her nursing career to raise their seven children. She resumed her career while in her 50’s and worked full time as a nurse in Hobart until she was 80 years old. She was a doting mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by all.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, IN, with Father Jon Plavcan officiating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 27, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.

Memorials for Rosemary may be made to Catholic Charities.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 3/26/2018




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