Archive for Thursday, July 5, 2007

Obituary: Carolyn R. Rouse


July 5, 2007

A graveside inurnment service for Carolyn Rosella Rouse, 82, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mayetta Cemetery in Mayetta.

Mrs. Rouse died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

She was born April 26, 1925, in Lawrence, the daughter of Earl A. and Gladys F. Martin Stevens. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School.

Mrs. Rouse worked at Rumsey Funeral Home during high school. She later worked at Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in De Soto, and Capitol Concrete and Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Rouse, Lawrence, and Terry Rouse, Camdenton, Mo.; a daughter, Sherry Wood, Lenexa; a stepdaughter, Diana Unfred Enneking, Topeka; a brother, Russell Stevens, Lawrence; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice House, 200 S.W. Frazier Circle, Topeka 66606.

Online condolences may be sent at

A full obituary will appear in the July 12 issue of The De Soto Explorer.

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