Age 91, late of Hegewisch, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Richard Sowa. Loving mother of Richard (Wanda) Sowa, Linda Sowa, Marilyn (Bob) Peterson, Marko Sowa and Nicholas (Helvi) Sowa. Proud grandmother of Jennifer, David, Keith, Robert, Joseph, Andrew and Luke. Devoted great grandmother of Marija, Frano, Ava, Richard and Nikola. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Rose was an avid baker, gardener, seamstress, crafter, reader and cook. She also enjoyed playing pinochle and bunco. Rose was a proud member of the St. Columba Altar and Rosary Society and the St. Columba School Board.