Official Obituary of

Wanda Elenor (Rector) Rose

October 4, 1922 ~ March 23, 2024 (age 101) 101 Years Old

Wanda Rose Obituary


  Wanda E. Rose, 101, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2024 in Lincoln, KS. She was born October 4, 1922 in Lincoln to Hally and Effie (Humes) Rector. Wanda attended schools in Lincoln and later earned a music degree from Emporia State University. She married Arthur Rose on July 29, 1945 in Lincoln, KS. Following her marriage, she taught piano privately in Stockton and Lawrence. Later she taught music in the schools of Dodge City, Hays, Haysville, and Goddard.

  Upon retirement, Wanda and her husband moved from Haysville to Salina in 1988 where she became active in Trinity United Methodist Church and U.M.W. She was a member of Chapter BX, P.E.O., Order of the Eastern Star, and Salina Retired School Personnel. After the passing of her husband, Wanda moved to Lincoln where she remained until her passing. She was a member of the Lincoln United Methodist Church.

  Wanda is survived by her daughters, Jeanne Crangle of Lincoln, Rebecca Rose (Michael Schwab) of St. Paul, MN, and Ellen Rose of Lincoln; 12 grandchildren and an abundance of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Arthur Rose; and brother Alwin Rector.

  Visitation: 1:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at Hall Chapel, Lincoln. Family will be present 5:30-7:00 p.m.

  Funeral service: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Hall Chapel with burial following at Lincoln Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions can be made to Lincoln United Methodist Church, c/o, Hall Chapel, PO Box 37, Lincoln, KS 67455.

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March 27, 2024

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Parsons Funeral Home - Hall Chapel
111 E. Elm St.
Lincoln, KS 67455

Funeral Service
March 28, 2024

10:30 AM
Parsons Funeral Home - Hall Chapel
111 E. Elm St.
Lincoln, KS 67455

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