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Rosemary Bennett

September 16, 1929 — February 8, 2018

Rosemary Bennett, 88, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on February 8th, 2018 at Springs Valley Meadows, French Lick, Indiana.

She was born in Paoli, Indiana on September 16th, 1929 to Acie Ellis and Beulah (Weeks) Qualkenbush.

Rosemary married Charles Bennett on November 20th, 1950 and he preceded her in death on September 1st, 2015.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and (1) Brother – Arnold Qualkenbush.

Rosemary graduated from the French Lick High School Class of 1947.  She worked most of her life in women’s clothing retail sales at various stores including the Little Dress Shop, The French Shop in the French Lick Sheraton Hotel and The Charm Shop in Bloomington, Indiana, where she and Charlie lived for many years.

She was a member of the Beechwood Christian Church, Chapter A.C. P.E.O., Phi Beta Psi, charter member of Jobs Daughters and a graduate of the Hotel/Motel Association.

She is survived by:

(1) Brother D. E. Qualkenbush (Ginger) West Baden Springs, Indiana

(2) Sisters Deanna Pendley (Tom) French Lick, Indiana
Phyllis Scott (David) Paoli, Indiana

Several Nieces and Nephews

The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor John Moffatt on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli, Indiana.

Friends may call on Monday, February 12th, 2018 from 4 - 7 p.m. and again on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions in memory of Rosemary can be made to Ames Chapel Cemetery Fund c/o Ryan Barwe, 6487 W. County Rd 175S, French Lick, IN 47432

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rosemary Bennett, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, February 12, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Ceremony

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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