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Rosemary Kiss
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Obituary for Rosemary Kiss

Rosemary Kiss (nee Fahr), a resident of Lisle, formerly a longtime resident of Chicago, passed away on September 10, 2018 in Lisle, IL at the age of 82.

She was born May 19, 1936 in Singen, Germany.

Rosemary is survived by her children Elizabeth Semkiu, DO Patricia (John, DDS) Marchese, and Andrew (Anna) Kiss; grandchildren Katarina Semkiu, MD and Joseph Semkiu, Jennifer (Brett) Hughes, John Marchese Jr., and Julianne (Patrick) Leclair, Samantha and Alexandra Kiss; great grandchildren Lillian, Sadie, and Rosalie Hughes; brother Karl (Alice) Fahr; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years Ambrus Kiss; parents Elisabeth and Max Fahr; brother Herr Dr. Friedrich Fahr; grandson Mark Semkiu.

Rosemary was born in Singen Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1958. She met and married Ambrus shortly thereafter in Chicago where she raised her family. She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Church. Rosemary and Ambrus were able to enjoy traveling and time with family and friends. Together, they made Chicago a bit more beautiful with their passion for gardening, especially roses.

Family and friends to gather Friday, September 14 at Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel 1910 Maple Ave. Lisle, IL 60532, 10:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM.

Interment will be at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Rosemary’s memory, donations to Sisters of Providence at St. Mary of the Woods 1 Sisters of Providence Rd. St. Mary of the Woods, IN 47876 or Charity Water at would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630)355-0213 or visit www.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel

1910 Maple Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Monastery Chapel

1910 Maple Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532

Cemetery Details


All Saints Cemetery and Mausoleum

700 N. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016


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