Rosemary Jobe

December 16, 1935 - May 19, 2019

Rosemary Jobe (nee Bradley), 83, of North Aurora, formerly of Batavia, IL., passed away on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 surrounded by her family at her home in North Aurora.  She was born December 16, 1935 in Simpson, IL., the daughter of Ward and Faye (nee Grissom) Bradley. She was united in marriage to Donald G. Jobe on June 30, 1956 in Batavia, IL.

Rosemary began her teaching career at Louise White Elementary teaching 3rd Grade, after a year, she accepted a position as the art teacher at Mooseheart, where she continued to work for 30 years until her retirement in 1997.  While teaching and raising her family, she went back to school to obtain her Master’s in Education from Northern Illinois University.   She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Batavia, where she was a member of the choir and played the piano.  She was a member of the Tau Alpha sorority at Southern Illinois University. 

She is survived by two sons, Greg (Laurie) Jobe and Doug (Starr Fitzgerald) Jobe; two grandsons, Ryan and Jacob Jobe.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her beloved husband, Donald G. Jobe in 1998; and her sister, Donna Abell.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019  at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia, IL. 60510.  Funeral Services will follow at 7:00 P.M. also at the funeral home. Interment will be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rosemary's memory may be made to Mooseheart Charities, 155 S. International Drive, Mooseheart, IL  60539.   Please include Rosemary Jobe in the memo line. 

Guest Book

  • Marilan Jones I am sorry Greg and Doug to read about you Mom. I have thought about her so often in the past year and now realize why I hadn't heard from her. She was a dear person and a friend. We shared many good times. Take care of yourselves and family. Your friend, Marilan Jones
  • Robbie Bilodeau Greg, Laurie and the Jobe family, I am truly sorry for your loss of this great women. You are all in our hearts and prayers.
  • Mark LaRosa Mrs. Jobe was our Art Teacher from 1973-1980c when we graduated from Mooseheart. She was such a kind loving soul. RIP Dear Rosemary. Our prayers go out to here Family, Friends and all the Mooseheart Students she left an impression me!
  • Kristy Jacobs I was one of Mrs. Jobe's students from 1975-81. She was a great influence on my love of art and crafting. She took me once to meet a Vietnamese refugee family her church sponsored (i assume, as it's been so long). She also knew my dad's family from southern Illinois. She will be greatly missed. My condolences to her family and friends.
  • James Upton To Greg, Doug and the Jobe Family on the passing of your wonderful Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Teacher Extraordinaire, Choir Singer, Pianist and Friend too many: Words cannot lessen the sorrow of losing Rosemary. As time goes by, may you find comfort in the memories of all the things that made her special. Have faith that you will someday see her again. Let the memories of the years you’ve shared wash over your heart and soul, let the knowledge that you are in our prayers, help you to console. Let Rosemary’s spirit fill you with strength and love. May it help the pain decrease, as each day that brings a glorious dawn, creates an inner peace. Rest in Peace Rosemary, our “Art Teacher Extraordinaire, Role Model and Mentor”. Rosemary’s Mooseheart Sons and Daughters