Obituary of Rosalee Teesatuskie
Rosalee Teesatuskie, 74, born March 2, 1946 passed away following a period of declining health on July 17, 2020 while at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville, NC.
Rosalee was a elevated, loving, caring, wife, sister, mother and friend to all who knew her.
Rosalee is preceded in death by her father, Jonah Teesatuskie, her mother, Estella (Arch) Teesatuskie; brother, David Arch and brother, Richard Teesatuskie and a nephew, Jason Teesatuskie.
Rosalee is survived by her husband of 35 years, Don Smiley; one daughter, Andrea "Dre" Teesatuskie; three borthers, Raymond Teesatuskie, Roy Teesatuskie and Ruben (Maxine) Teesatuskie; two, sisters, Rowena Teesatuskie and Ramona Standingdeer and numerous Nieces and Nephews, great-Nieces and Nephews and great-great-Nieces and Nephews.
Rosalee will have a graveside funeral service on Monday, July 20, 2020 at the Drama Hill Cemetery in Cherokee, NC at 1PM with the Rev. James "Bo" Parris and Brother James Smiley officiating. Pall Bearers will be among Friends and Family with Estella Millsaps and Latyra Maney acting as Honorary Pall Bearers.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers - donations be made to the St. Judes Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org, one of Rosalee's favorite organizations.
Long House Funeral Home was honored to assist the Teesatuskie Family in the final arrangements of Rosalee but humbly request those that attend wear masks, use hand sanitizer and practice social distancing to help protect each other.
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