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Rosalyn Joyce "Rosie" (Flittner) Denton

August 30, 1927 ~ July 7, 2019 (age 91)

Rosalyn Joyce “Rosie” (Flittner) Denton, age 91, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at home.

Rosie was born August 30, 1927, in Evansville, IN, to Eline (Cummans) Flittner. She graduated from Reitz High School in 1945 and was the Homecoming Queen. Rosie was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and most recently attended American Baptist East Church. She and her husband, Bill, were the owners and operators of J. F. Denton Monument Company. Bill’s grandfather founded the company in the early 1900s, and it was one of Evansville’s oldest family run businesses. Rosie was a member and past president of Tri Kappa Sorority. She was an avid painter having founded the art group at Trinity United Methodist and was most recently part of the painting group associated with American Baptist East Church.

Rosie is survived by her son, Bill Denton, Jr. of Indianapolis, IN; and granddaughters, Danielle Denton of Chicago, IL, and Rachel Denton of Indianapolis, IN.

Rosie is preceded in death by her mother, Eline Flittner; and beloved husband of 38 years, William “Bill” Denton, Sr.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville. Burial will be Private in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until service time, Saturday, July 13, 2019 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Trinity United Methodist Church / The Art Club at  216 Southeast Third Street, Evansville, IN 47713.

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