Rosetta Iglesias, of Crown Point, Indiana

Published 8:30 am Monday, April 8, 2019

Rosetta Iglesias, 87, of Crown Point, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

Rosetta is survived by her son, Byron F. Iglesias, of Dowagiac; two grandsons, Matthew Griffith and Jacob Griffith, of California; and lifetime family friends: Connie Rettig, Daniel and Lisa Rettig, Douglas and Jennie Rettig, Marilyn Rettig, Shirley J. Short, and their extended families, all of Crown Point; and David and Sheila Rettig of Hilliard, Ohio. 

Rosetta Iglesias

Rosetta was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Iglesias; and son, Norman Dean Griffith Jr.

Born in Wallasey, England, Rosetta came to the U.S. after World War II, eventually settling in South Bend and then Niles with her husband Tony more than 55 years ago.  Rosetta was a travel agent in Niles for more than 10 years. She was a devoted homemaker and traveled extensively with Tony. Rosetta was an excellent seamstress and hostess, and always enjoyed a cup of English Blend tea with a McVitie’s Digestive or a Walkers shortbread cookie.

Special thanks to her Misty Acres neighbors of many decades and her friends at Clarendale of Schererville and Wittenberg Village of Crown Point who also welcomed Rosetta into their communities over the past year.

Friends may visit with the family and celebrate Rosetta’s life at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Geisen Funeral, Cremation and Reception, 606 E. 113th Ave., Crown Point, Indiana.  There will be a funeral memorial service at 11:30 a.m. officiated by Shirley J. Short, chaplain and spiritual director.

A graveside memorial service and Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, 61453 M-51 N., Niles. Rosetta will be laid to rest next to Tony and her son Norman Dean.

To view directions and sign Rosetta’s online guestbook, visit (219) 663-2500.