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Taylor Remembers Alumna, Longtime Board Member, and Friend Rosie Kerlin

  • Published: Apr 22, 2017 12:30PM
Rosie Kerlin

Dr. Grace Roselyn (Rosie) Kerlin, a 1955 alumna of Taylor University, longtime Taylor Board of Trustees member, and friend of the university, died Friday following a long illness.

Kerlin was the first woman to serve as Taylor’s Board chairperson and is the namesake of Taylor University’s G. Roselyn Kerlin Award – an honor that recognizes Taylor alumnae who have provided godly leadership in their personal and professional lives and who have exhibited an extraordinary commitment to Jesus Christ and to others.


A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 am, Tues. Apr. 25 2017, at West Bridge Church located on Mackey Road in Danville with visitation there 9:30 am until time of service. Pastor Ron McDugle will officiate. Burial will follow at 1:30 pm Thurs. at Sunset Memorial Park in Evansville In.

The family has asked that contributions may be given in her memory to:

  • Taylor University 236 W. Reade Ave. Upland Ind. 46989-1001
  • West Bridge Church. 1512 S Co. Road 75 W. Danville Ind.
  • and/or Kingdom Building Ministries 14485 E. Evans Ave. Denver Colo. 80014-1420.