Rosina Lotspeich

1934-04-05 - 2021-06-23

Funeral Home: Steger Funeral Home 125 E. Steger Road (34th Street) Steger IL (Map-it)


Service Date: 2021-07-01

Service Time: 12 Noon

Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery 801 Michigan City Road, Calumet City, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-755-3400

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Rosina Lotspeich (nee Jonak) age 87 of Steger, Illinois passed away on June 23, 2021. Loving wife of the late Emil (2000); beloved mother of Charlotte Castine and Robert (Melissa) Lotspeich. Beautiful grandmother of Isabelle and Emma. Dear sister of the late Johann (late Rosalie) Jonak, late Maria (late Georg) Sutter, late Elisabeth (late August) Schiefner, late Magdalena (late Anton) Ams, Franziska (late Kurt) Ehrhard tand Regina and Alfred Michl. Fond aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. Rosina was born in Yugoslavia and moved to Germany before immigrating to the United States where she met her husband, Emil, in Chicago. As a working mom, Rosina held various jobs to help provide for her family until she retired to take care of her husband who fell ill. She had a very big heart to where she was kind, caring, and always helping family and friends. Rosina had many talents; among them she was an avid baker. She even took classes at the Wilton School where she used her skills to make beautiful panoramic sugar Easter eggs and delicious pastries which she shared with everyone. Rosina especially adored her grandchildren and loved showing photos of them with everyone she met. She will truly be missed by all. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Flr. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 

We ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines where masks/face coverings and distancing are concerned. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Visitation is Thursday July 1st from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the funeral service 12:00 P.M. at Steger Funeral Home 125 E. Steger Road (34th St.) in Steger, IL 60475.  Inurnment Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date. Info:708-755-3400.




  1. Howard Golden on June 28, 2021 at 2:53 pm
    Charlotte, You have my sincere condolences. Losing a parent is never easy.

  2. robert and traci farina on June 28, 2021 at 8:15 pm
    charlotte and robert, i am so sorry for your loss. your mother was the best. a very kind and thoughtful person. she will be missed.

  3. Jackie Matthews on July 1, 2021 at 9:45 am
    Rose was a wonderful woman. She was friends and caretaker for my grandma. I’m very sorry we can’t attend the services. My deepest condolences to the family.

  4. Bernhard M.S. on July 4, 2021 at 1:20 pm
    Dear Charlotte and Robert, our deepest condolences, Aunt Rosl was something very special for us and we will always remember her. We feel for you. In love Bernhard, Biggi, Tibor and Boris

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