Obit — Rosemarie McMillen-Sexton |

Obit — Rosemarie McMillen-Sexton

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Graveside services will take place March 28 for Rosemarie McMillen-Sexton, who died peacefully in her sleep with her family and friends at her side on March 15, 2003, at her home in Fair Oaks, Calif. She was 75.

Mrs. McMillen was born Jan. 17, 1928, at Norfork, Neb. She lived in the mid-west until she married Jerry McMillen of Wichita, Kan. They moved to California, where she was a housewife until her children were raised. She then helped her husband as owners of Visalia Restaurant Supply at Visalia, Calif. She enjoyed camping, reading and being with friends.

After her husband died in 1988, she moved to South Lake Tahoe and lived with her son, Bill McMillen and family. She was active in the senior center and loved to play bingo. It was here she met and married Arthur Sexton. They moved to the San Francisco Bay Area and then to Fair Oaks, where she had been taken care of by her husband and son, Mike McMillen, during her illness.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur Sexton of Fair Oaks; daughter, Rosalie Wickman of Norfork; sons, Bill McMillen and Jerry McMillen of South Lake Tahoe and Mike McMillen of Fair Oaks; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by both her first husband, Jerry McMillen, and daughter, Donna Marie Orton, in 1988.

Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. March 28 at the Visalia Cemetery, where she will be interred with her first husband and daughter.