Rosalie Hand

Rosalie HandRosalie Hand, 89, of Lewistown died at 5:22 p.m. March 17, 2011, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born June 2, 1921, in Canton, a daughter of James and Naomi Paulding Higgins. She married Quentin Hand on Jan. 27, 1942, in Palmyra, Mo. He survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Bill (and Cynthia) Hand of Astoria and Craig (and Jeannie) Hand of Lewistown; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

She grew up in St. David, and became a touring professional dancer.

Services were held Tuesday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Jerry Sawyer officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown.

Memorials may be made to Lewistown Fire and Rescue Squad.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/23/2011

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