Rosemary L. (Briggs) Kochel, age 73, of Manteno, formerly of Manhattan, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields. She was born on July 27, 1942 in Rome, NY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Kochel. Cremation rites have been accorded. All services will be private.