Rosemary Shoup Duggan, 76, of Ludington.

August 26, 2020

Rosemary Duggan

Rosemary Shoup Duggan, 76, of Ludington.

Rosemary Shoup Duggan passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones.

Rosemary was born September 16, 1943 to Boyd and Vera Shoup.  She attended Mason County Eastern Schools and graduated with the class of 1961.  Rosemary married Gary Duggan on October 6, 1962 and together they raised four children and celebrated nearly 40 years of marriage until his passing in 2002.  She retired from Kmart in 2002 after many years of dedicated service.

Rosemary enjoyed her winter months in Florida and her many friends she met throughout the years.  Her family and friends will most remember her for her big heart and her great cooking skills.  If you knew her, you loved her.  She became everyone’s mom.  Rosemary also enjoyed listening to her polka music and watching Molly B. Polka Jams.  She enjoyed going to the VFW for polka dances with her close friends and sister, Carol.

Rosemary is survived by her significant other, Larry Hall; her children, Duane Duggan, Randy Duggan (Laurie), Darcy Rogers (Mike) , and Becky VanBeckum (James); grandchildren, Cassandra Duggan, Kristen (Kurt) Woodard, Ashleigh Duggan, Scott Rogers, Ryan (Kylie) Rogers, Brena Rogers, Justin (Katie) VanBeckum, Kyle VanBeckum, Logan VanBeckum, and Megan VanBeckum; great-grandchildren, Ethan Hubbard, Daitona and Gracelyn Woodard, Jason Rogers, Luke Cressell, and Rylan, Konnor and Kailyn Johnson; brother, Richard (Kathy) Shoup; sisters, Janet (Richard) Lundquist and Carol Kistler; and sisters-in-law, Joyce Carlson and Donna Duggan.

Rosemary was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Duggan; parents, Vera and Boyd Shoup, and  Pearl and Henry Skow; siblings, Marilyn Martin and Roger Shoup; brothers-in-law, Ron Duggan, Pete Carlson, and Clay Kistler

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.  A graveside service will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Custer.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Hospice.

Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, 

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