Rosemarie Killips age 71 passed away suddenly at her home on Friday, August 14, 2020. She was born on January 9, 1949 in Lansing, MI the daughter of Eleuterio and Delma (Aguilar) Lopez. Rosemarie graduated from Gabriels Catholic High School and had attended Lansing Community College and Michigan State University. On November 1, 1969 she married Robert P. Killips Jr. in Lansing. She worked as an Educational Program Coordinator for the Lansing School District. Rosemarie was a Community Activist, a Mexican Folkloric dancer and master Flamenco instructor. She loved arts and crafts and making jewelry, and doing graphic design work.
Surviving are her husband, Robert and sons Robert P. (Kristen) Killips III. and Nico Killips. Grandchildren, Emilia and Eagen Killips, brothers J.R. Lopez, Billy (Yvonne) Lopez, Jessie Lopez, Lorenzo (Ken Mullins) Lopez, Glenn (Donna Peterman) Lopez, Bobby (Sabine Browder) Lopez, and Perry Lopez.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
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