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Calvin Alvin Rose 1926 -2011
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Carl Alvin Rose 1926 -2011

LARNED — Carl Alvin Rose, 85, died on Jan. 12, 2011 at South Wind Hospice, Pratt.

He was born January 11, 1926, at Haviland, the son of William August and Elsie Ellen Smith Rose. A resident of Larned since 1961, he was a retired carpenter.

He attended the Church of the Nazarene, Larned and Life Member Disabled American Veterans. He was a World War II Army Veteran, and received a Purple Heart.

On March 19, 1944 he married Dorothy D. Kern at Greensburg. She survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, David Rose and wife Susan, Salina, and Lloyd Rose and wife Gaynell, Burdett; two daughters, Betty Rose and Diane Ring both of Larned; two brothers, Sidney Irvin Rose, Aurora, Colo. and Cecil Merle Rose, Larned; five sisters, Elsie Lucile Yohn, Greensburg, Ellen Cleo Kendall, Topeka, Caroline Wanita England, Kismet, Thelma Lorene Bush, Wichita and Clara Dorine Aultman, Wetumka, Okla.; five grandchildren, Christopher Rose, Brian Rose, Lindsey Rose, Heather Rose and Stacy Rose; and one great grandson, Wyatt Thompson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Leonard and Alfred Rose, and two sisters, Leona May Yohn and Beulah Harris.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at Morell Funeral Home, Larned, with Pastor Leroy Lyon presiding. Visitation will be from noon until 8 p.m. Thursday and form 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Fairview Cemetery, Greensburg.

Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Nazarene Church for family and friends and a family and friends gathering will be from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. after the graveside service at the Boy Scout Cabin at 219 West Florida in Greensburg.

Memorials may be sent to Welcome Inn Seniors, Church of the Nazarene or South Wind Hospice in care of Morell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 124, Larned, KS, 67550-0124.

Condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Morell Funeral Home LLC*

1021 Broadway

Larned, KS 67550


Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 13, 2011