Rosalie Jean Cecelia RisleyAugust 31, 1955 ~ May 17, 2017 (age 61)
Passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2017 at the age of 61. She is survived by her beloved sons Anthony and Addison Preslicka and their father Alan Preslicka. Dear sister of Rita (Wally) Balcerzak, Ruth (Gary) Gray and Roger (Mary) Risley. Adored niece of Betty Risley. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Rosalie had a long career as a Consumer Marketer with over 25 years of Sales and Marketing Management experience. In addition, she had over 20 years in Mechanical Engineering Welding and Fine Art. She was an instructor on Marketing Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and The Art Institute of Atlanta.
Rosalie was Senior Manager of Packaging Innovation at Coca- Cola North America. In addition to her Marketing at Coca- Cola she worked as a Cryogenic and Welding Engineer at Union Carbide Corporation and was Director of Marketing/Advertising at Phillips North America.
Rosalie was a featured artist on Poetry Soup and enjoyed working with mixed media, including jewelry, wall displays and tile sculpture. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano and the flute.
Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, June 1st from 4 to 6 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 2nd at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wauwatosa (12130 W. Center St.) at 11 AM, followed by graveside services at Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Rosalie’s surviving sons Anthony and Addison Preslicka would be appreciated.