Rosalee Walls, 90, of Effingham, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at HSHS St. Anthony’s
Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at Centenary United Methodist Church
in Effingham. Burial will be in Arborcrest Memorial Park in Effingham. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to
7:00 p.m. Sunday at the church. Services are in the care of Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham.
Memorials may be made in loving memory of Rosalee to Centenary United Methodist Church Youth
Mission Trip. Online condolences may be shared at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.
Rosalee was born on August 30, 1926, in rural Shumway, IL, the daughter of Edgar L. and Donna Melinda
(Knierim) Ohnesorge. She married Albert K. Walls on May 28, 1948, and he preceded her in death on
July 23, 2006.
Rosalee was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church for over 60 years. She enjoyed attending
Effingham High School sporting events and theatre productions at Effingham High School and Effingham
Junior High School. Rosalee also loved country music and dancing with her husband, Albert. Every year
she attended the Effingham County Fair almost daily, having box seats to enjoy the different events.
Rosalee also loved to travel, especially to visit her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Rosalee is survived by her son, Robert “Bob” (Donna) Walls of Effingham; daughter-in- law, Peggy Walls
of Effingham; grandchildren, Aaron (Leigh) Walls of Murfreesboro, TN, Tyler (Shannon) Walls of
Greenwood, MO, Mallory (Cameron) Burry of Murray, KY, Garrett Walls of Effingham, and Nicole Walls
of Effingham; great-grandchildren, Lincoln Walls and Naomi Walls; and brother, Larry (Angela)
Ohnesorge of Sun City, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert; son, Thomas Walls; brother, Howard
Ohnesorge; and sister, Pauline Kingery.