Katherine Rosa “Katy” <I>Rosalewski</I> Glaze

Katherine Rosa “Katy” Rosalewski Glaze

Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Death 11 Jan 2013 (aged 92)
Fitchburg, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Columbarium 8 W-2-4
Memorial ID 104255002 · View Source
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Katherine "Katy" Rosa Glaze Resident of Fitchburg, WI Katherine "Katy" Rosa Glaze, age 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 11, 2013, in the special care of Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. Born Katherine Rosa Rosalewski, June 28, 1920 in Manila, Luzon Island, in the Philippines, the daughter of Albert and Catalina Rosalewski, Katy was preceded in passing by her parents, sisters, Elly and Esther, a brother, Albert, and her beloved husband of 67 years, Elmer "Sonny" Glaze. Katherine was educated at St. Scholastica's College in Manila. She grew up with an avid love for reading and drawing, often designing her own dresses as a teenager and reading the dictionary when she ran out of books. After meeting Elmer Glaze, who was in the service of the U.S. Navy, she married the love of her life in 1939 before crossing the ocean at age 19, never to return to her native country. The couple eventually settled in California in the 1950s, where they lived for 45 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. Katy had a passion for all things California: Pismo Beach, sea food, and great weather. She enjoyed life as a homemaker, known especially for her fruitcake and crab cioppino recipes. Her last meal before lapsing into eternal sleep was, in fact, crab cioppino prepared by her daughter-in-law from Katy's old recipe. For health reasons, Katherine moved to Fitchburg in 2000 to live closer to family. But she left her heart in San Francisco. She is survived by loving children and grandchildren, including her son John Glaze and wife, Jane, of Madison; her daughter Patricia Gaesser and husband, Glenn, of Mesa, Arizona; five grandchildren: Michael Glaze and his wife, Rachel, of Irvine, Calif., Kate Glaze of Park City, Utah, Jeffrey Glaze of Madison, Lindsay Gaesser of Eugene, Ore., and Brandon Gaesser of Mesa, Arizona; and one great-grandchild, Charlie Glaze, of Irvine, Calif. Other survivors include a sister, Luise, in Palm Desert, Calif., several nephews, and a loving niece, Carol Richardson, of La Verne, Calif. CRESS FUNERAL HOME is handling the final arrangements. Katherine will be laid to eternal rest beside her late husband at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in the spring. The family wishes to thank the staff of Agrace HospiceCare for their support and requests that donations in Katherine Glaze's name be made to Agrace HospiceCare of Madison. Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road 608 238-3434 Please Share a memory at: www.cressfuneralservice .com
Published in Contra Costa Times on January 15, 2013

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  • Created by: Janet Nadol
  • Added: 27 Jan 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104255002
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Rosa “Katy” Rosalewski Glaze (28 Jun 1920–11 Jan 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 104255002, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Janet Nadol (contributor 47170277) .