DENSON, Rosella Marie "Rosie" 94, of Springfield, passed away October 10, 2016 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 6, 1922 in Springfield, the daughter of William T. and Estella V. (Utz) Burns. Mrs. Denson was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base. She was a Veteran of the United States Army serving during W.W. II with the WAC's. She enjoyed traveling and had visited all of the lower 48 states. She also enjoyed reading, doing jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her family. Survivors include four children; Susan (Daniel) Idle, Kirby Denson and Danny (Brenda) Denson all of Springfield and Patricia (Normand) Petterson of Canada, ten grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, one great great grandson, two sisters; Wilma Finnegan and Mary Fent of Springfield and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother; William Burns Jr., a daughter in law; Norah Denson and her parents. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 2:00PM Monday in St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Bill Kramer officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services in the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
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