Aug. 22, 1939 - Feb. 17, 2002
PARIS - Marilyn Rosenkrans, 62, of Paris and formerly of Hannibal, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the United Methodist Church in Paris. The Revs. Mike Hannah and Virginia Gravel will officiate. Burial will be at Centenary Cemetery in Saverton.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the church in Paris.
Agnew Funeral Home in Paris is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rosenkrans was born Aug. 22, 1939, in rural Hannibal to Bohle Leonard and Edna Fuqua Muehring.
She was married to Charles Rosenkrans on Aug. 10, 1958, in Hannibal. He survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Charles Rosenkrans Jr. of Springdale, Ark., Mike Rosenkrans of Palmyra, Keith Rosenkrans of Hannibal and Randy Rosenkrans of New London; and seven grandchildren.
The family wishes to include as survivors her four daughters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Dean Rosenkrans, who died in 1982.
Mrs. Rosenkrans was a 1957 graduate of Hannibal High School and attended Hannibal-LaGrange College. She was activity coordinator at Monroe Manor Nursing Home in Paris for eight years and had been employed by the Paris Senior Citizens Center.
Mr. Rosenkrans was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Paris, serving in the UMWF locally and holding several district offices. She was a certified lay speaker and served the Monroe Chapel United Methodist Church at Duncans Bridge. She was recognized as Columbia-Mexico District Lay Speaker of the Year in 1998. She assisted with many vacation Bible schools and was a Sunday school teacher.
She was a Cub Scout den mother in Princeton, an active member of Bowling Green and Princeton Jaycees wives and an Ocean Wave 4-H member, and club and project leader for more than 30 years. She cooked meals for Monroe County 4-H Camp for seven years. She was recognized as Monroe County Friend of 4-H in 1992. She was a member of Monroe County Country Homemakers Extension Club and served as State Homemaker International chairman. She was named Homemaker of the Year in 1990.
Mrs. Rosenkrans was on the Town and Country Ministries Board of Directors for four years. She went on volunteer mission trips to Henderson Settlement in Frakes, Ky., and Pitorreal, Mexico. She was host mother for five international students: Dre Barten of Netherlands, Ander Balzatequi of the Basque Region in Spain, Julian Bishop of South Africa, Alex Souto of Brazil and Jarek Sidorkiewicz of Poland. In May 2001 she was recognized for many years of service to AFS-USA and her commitment to world peace through cultural exchange.
She was a member and graduate of the first Monroe County EXCEL leadership class of 1999. In 2001 she was recognized for her dedicated efforts in promoting lamb at the World Sheep Festival in Bethel. In November 2000 Mr. and Mrs. Rosenkrans were added to the Extension Leaders Honor Roll at the University of Missouri. Both are members of the Missouri 4-H Foundation 500 Club.
Memorials may be made to the Monroe County 4-H Club or Heifers Project International.
Charles Rosenkrans is the son of Earl Rosenkrans and Lelia Brothers. Earl is the son of the Rev. Charles Emmons Roskenkrans and Lulu May Ashley. Rev. Charles is the son of James Rosenkrans and Marian Wood.
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