Rosella  Newton
CATLIN - Rosella Newton, 90, of Catlin, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2019, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville.
Rosella was born December 6, 1928, in Wood River, Ill., the daughter of Gilbert and Alberta Warner Van Camp.
She married Donald R. Newton on July 22, 1949, in Wood River. He preceded her in death on April 19, 2005.
Survivors include a son, Robert (Michelle) Newton of Ocala, Fla.; three daughters, Diana Szaras of Catlin, Beverly (Michael) Royce of Danville, and Janice Kain of Danville; a brother, Roland (Roberta) Van Camp of Casper, Wyo.; a sister, Doris Hillier of St. Louis, Mo.; five grandchildren, Jaclyn (Dan) Trewyn, Eric Szaras, Niki Royce (fiance, Kenny Schindler), Emily Newton and Jessica Peters, and six great-grandchildren.
Rosella was co-owner and corporate secretary for Newton's Cleaning in Danville for 34 years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and active in the Women's Circle and was a member of Catlin Homemakers. She enjoyed sewing, square dancing, traveling and playing games.
Funeral service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 26, at First Presbyterian Church in Danville with Rev. Ann Schwartz officiating. Burial in Oakridge Cemetery, Catlin. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Friday at Robison Chapel in Catlin and an hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials to First Presbyterian Church in Danville. In honor of her bright spirit, please feel free to wear colorful clothing. Online condolences at
Published on October 22, 2019


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Oct 24, 2019
Fall Fantasia was purchased for the family of Rosella Newton.  Send flowers
Marj and Rick Welchans
Oct 23, 2019
Rosie was such a dear lady, spunky and fun! There will be some square dancing going on!