Rose Marie Tax, 85, of Granite City, died at 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
She was born on Aug. 30, 1929, in Granite City, the daughter of the late Michael Papp and Julia Gonsey.
She married Delbert B. Tax on Oct. 4, 1952, at St. Joseph in Granite City.
Rose was an RN at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Granite City for many years. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Nurses Alumni, Ladies Sodality and Red Hat Ladies.
She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Mildred North of Granite City, Eleanor Petrick of Gran Blanc, Mich., Michael and Laura Papp of Nalcrest, Fla., Carolyn Sanders of Greenville, James Papp of Pontoon Beach and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sisters, Barbara Kramer and Kathleen Dehn.
Visitation will be held from 9 until 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City.
Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery in Glen Carbon.
Memorials can be may made to Community Care or Masses at St. Elizabeth Church.