Rose Helen Knott, age 72, of Newton, passed away January 14, 2018 at Newton Medical Center surrounded by her family. Rose was born October 31, 1945 the daughter of Otto and Mildred (Martikan) Sejba in Chicago, Illinois.
Rose’s family was her life, and she enjoyed spending time with them. She was loyal to both her family and friends. She worked as an accountant for Newell’s Truck Stop until shortly before her passing. Rose was a lifelong Baptist.
She is survived by her son’s; William Russell and wife Shelbi of Arizona, Richard Knott and wife Paula of California, Kenneth Knott and wife Glenna of California, daughter’s Sheila Ebinger of Newton, Tamara VanHorn and husband Ronnie of Wichita, sister; Sharon Huntley of Nevada, 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Otto and Mildred.
The family will be holding a Celebration of Life on Saturday, January 20th from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Meridian Center. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Caring Hands Humane Society in her memory. Memorials can be left with the family or sent to Petersen Funeral Home, 215 Main, Newton, KS 67114.