July 17, 1922 - July 29, 2008
ST. FRANCIS -- Leonard Virgil Rose, 86, died Tuesday (July 29, 2008) at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis.
He was born July 17, 1922, in Cheyenne County. He married Dorla Mae Weed and was a farm laborer.
Survivors include his wife, Dorla Mae of St. Francis; son, Alan Rose of St. Francis; daughters, Connie Willis of Benkelman, Marie Dungan of Salina, Kan., and Mary Walz and Lynette Burton, both of St. Francis; sisters, Esther Semler of St. Francis, Wilma Roundtree of Eckley, Colo., and Helen Phifer of Wray, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Friday, 11 a.m., (CT) at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis. Burial will be in the St. Francis Cemetery with military rites given by the squad from Fort Riley, Kan.
Visitation is today until 9 p.m., at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Knodel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.