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Obituary: Rosemary Hamlett 1922-2014

Rosemary Hamlett, 91, of Cottonwood died Monday May 5, 2014. She was born December 28, 1922 in St. Michaels, Minnesota the daughter of Conrad and Josephine Nelles.

Her employment included working in the USAAF Adjutant General's Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Rockwell International Space Division where she worked as Executive Secretary to the President and attended one Apollo and one Space Shuttle launch.

She served as a Catholic Missionary to the Bishop of Bamenda, Federal Republic of the Cameroons, Africa. Mrs. Hamlett was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and EWTN. Her hobbies included music and playing the organ , bookkeeping and her grand and great-grandchildren.

Her unconditional love and deep faith in God were the cornerstone of her family.

She leaves her husband of 26 years, Jack Hamlett; sons Paul K. Miller II (Patricia) of Cornville and Charles A. Miller of Cypress, California; a daughter Cathy A. Miller of Cottonwood; former daughter-in-law Sandy Miller; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A visitation will be held on Sunday May 11 in the Westcott Funeral Home from 4-6 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, May 12 in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow in All Souls Cemetery.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Lay Mission-Helpers Association, 3435 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1940, Los Angeles, CA 90010

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