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Rose M. Housel

October 25, 1938 — March 8, 2021

Rose M. Housel, 82, of Cherryvale, Kansas passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.
Rose Marie Housel was born October 25, 1938 in Cherryvale, Kansas the daughter of John V. Townsell and Louise K. (Schultheiss) Townsell. She grew up in Cherryvale and graduated from Cherryvale High School.
On August of 1958 in Wichita, Kansas she was united in marriage to John French and they later divorced.
She was united in marriage July of 1982 in Cherryvale to Robert “Bob” Housel, and he survives at the home.
Rose worked as an Insurance agent and later was a florist owning Petals and More in Cherryvale.
Survivors include her husband, Bob of the home, children, Denise M. French of Los Angeles, California, Cheryl Bolz of Lawrence, Kansas, Lisa George Mobley of Vashon Island, Washington, stepchildren, Alicia Hight of Cherryvale, Kansas, Rick Housel of Cherryvale, Kansas, brother, John Townsell Jr. of Everett, Washington, 3 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Margarette L. Stacy and brother, Richard Townsell.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 P.M. until 2:30 P.M., Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Wickham Family Funeral Home, 216 East 4th, Cherryvale, Kansas.

The family will have a private funeral ceremony following the visitation.

Burial will take place later at Fairview Cemetery in Cherryvale.

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Cherryvale

216 East 4th Street, Cherryvale, KS 67335

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