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Obituary: Rose Rice

Obituary: Rose Rice

May 24th, 2011 in Obituaries

Rose M. Rice, 91 of Eldon, Missouri, died on Friday, May 20, 2011, at Palomar Hospital in Escondido, California. She was born December 19, 1919, in Cherokee, Kan., a daughter of Frank and Mary Naccarato. On January 22, 1942, she was married to Glen J. Rice, who preceded her in death on November 5, 1992. She was a graduate of Pittsburg, Kan. State College, receiving a B.S. degree in Education. She taught in the secondary schools for several years in Kansas, Texas, and Missouri. She was a legal secretary for 28 years and retired after working with Harry H. Kay, Attorney, Eldon, Missouri. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eldon. For several years she was President of the Eldon Branch of American Association of University Women and was still a Member at Large of the Association at her death. She is survived by a daughter, Rose Marie Dishman of Poway, Calif. A son, Larry, preceded her in death on September 6, 1991. Private services are planned. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Poway-Bernardo Mortuary.