Rose Marie Lindsey 82, died Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Newton Medical Center. She was born March 20, 1931 in Kingman, Kansas to John W. and Alvena A (Schulte) Wherrell. On May 9, 1954 she married Chester H. Lindsey and he preceded her in death on November 14, 2008. Rose worked for 34 years at the former Coffee Pot restaurant in Newton, Kansas. She enjoyed spending time volunteering at the Newton Area Senior Center and Salvation Army. She along with her husband was awarded the Phoenix Award for Volunteerism by Newton Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
Rose is survived by her son Clyde and his wife Cynthia Lindsey of Wichita, KS; daughter Vicki Schroeder of Newton, KS; sisters Catherine Schmidt and Delores Sartain and husband Gerald both of Newton, KS; 1 grandchild and 3 great grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, and three brothers Lloyd, Wilbur, and Robert Wherrell. And one grandson Shawn Lindsey
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Restlawn Gardens of Memory rural Newton, Kansas. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Kansas Christian Home in care of the funeral home.