A memorial visitation for Leda E. Rose, 84, Lawrence, will be Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Mrs. Rose died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 15, 1928, in Olathe, the daughter of Lewis and Mary Deffenderfer Ridlon. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School. Leda was a homemaker, and enjoyed antiques, reading, cooking, camping, boating, and spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She married Robert E. Rose on Oct. 20, 1948, in Yellville, Ark., and together they shared 64 years of marriage. He survives of the home. Other survivors include four sons, Robert Rose and wife Wendy, Monte Rose and wife Sharon, and Randall Rose, all of Lawrence, and Joe Rose and wife Diane, Holton; a daughter, Becky Wright, Lawrence; 8 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence Humane Society, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.