Rosemary Shepherd, 75, California, Md., died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at MedStar St. Mary Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born July 9, 1938, in Hays to John and Margaret (Hall) Stebbins. She was a 1956 graduate of Ellis High School and a 1960 graduate of the University of Kansas.
She married Terry Shepherd on Nov. 2, 1963, in Norfolk, Va. She taught high school English for several years and was an Avon sales representative for 26 years.
She was an avid reader, movie fan and a devoted wife and mother.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Jennifer Shepherd, Stockton, N.J.; and a sister, Jackie Luedtke, Hays.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Forrest Edward Stebbins.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brinsfield Funeral Home Chapel, Leonardtown, Md.; a private burial will take place.
Family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to a charity of choice.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.