Rosemary Gans passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 7, 2010. She was born on Oct. 21, 1930, in Joliet, Ill. Rosemary married James Gans on Sept. 30, 1950, and they moved to California in 1953. They lived in the San Diego/Oceanside area, Imperial Valley, and Yuma, Ariz., areas before finally settling in Kingman.
Rosemary had four children, one girl and three boys. She enjoyed traveling to the river with her family and playing cards with friends. She loved ceramics and knitting. Later, she enjoyed traveling for the summer with her husband and bingo with her friends.
Rosemary is preceded in death by her daughter, Diane Dickerson (Phillip) and son, Charles Gans; brothers, Robert and Charles Smith; and sister, Jean Apgar.
Rosemary is survived by her husband, James Gans of Kingman; sons, Peter Gans (Melanie) of San Diego and Thomas Gans (Carol) of Oceanside; sister, Elizabeth Seeman of Joliet; grandchildren, Kimberley, Jackie, Michael, Sarah, Suzanne, Shaun, Jamie, Jason, Ryan and Kayla; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Services will be held privately with family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Compassus Mohave County would be appreciated.