Roseanne Kensche 72, peacefully passed away at home with her husband, daughters and grandchildren at her side, Saturday December 2, 2017, after a heroic battle with cancer.
Roseanne was born to Thomas and Anna Busalacchi in Milwaukee, WI on August 9, 1945.
Roseanne came from a large Italian family with six brother and sisters. She married Kenneth Kensche in Milwaukee on February 20, 1965, and moved to Phoenix in early 1965.
Roseanne and Ken raised two daughters, Dr. Kristine Kensche Sarna (Jeff) and Kimberly Bonaguidi (Mark), both of the Phoenix area. She was blessed with five grandchildren, Jordyn and Jenna (Sarna), Matthew, Alec, Megan (Bonaguidi).
Roseanne worked for 30 years as a RN, CCRN for the then Samaritan Hospitals of Maryvale and Thunderbird, she was a critical care nurse educator and a PICC line specialist one of the first RN’s to have that title.
Roseanne was known for her amazing culinary skills and hosting great parties.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6180 W. Utopia Rd., Glendale, AZ on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, any donations should be directed to Hospice of the Valley (www.hov.org/donate).Print Obituary & Condolences