LARNED — Cecil Merle Rose, 82, passed away July 3 at his home in Larned. Born May 5, 1932, in Haviland, he was the son of William and Elisa Smith Rose. A lifetime area resident, he was a retired foreman for the Pawnee County Road Department.
Mr. Rose served in the United States Army. He was of the Christian faith. He was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, both of Larned.
Survivors include a son, Randy Rose of Larned; a daughter, Sherri Woods of Larned; a brother, Irvin of Denver, Colo.; five sisters, Lucile Yohn of Greensburg, Ellen Kendall of Overbrook, Wanita England of Kismet, Thelma Bash of Wichita, and Dorine Aultman of Wetumka, Okla.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Leonard, Carl and Alfred; and two sisters, May Yohn and Beulah Harris.
Funeral service will at 10 a.m. Monday, July 7, at Beckwith Mortuary in Larned with the Rev. Mark Slattery presiding. Burial will be at the Larned Cemetery with military graveside rites. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, at the mortuary. Memorials may be given to the Leukemia Society of America in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
P.O. Box 477; 916 Main
Larned, KS 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 4, 2014