Edna Rosetta Gorman, age 100, Prescott, Kan., passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, Kan.
She was born on Oct. 12, 1912, at Blue Mound, Kan., the daughter of Lester and Bertha Casida Krull. She graduated from Mound City High School, Class of 1932. She married John "Bert" Gorman on Aug. 29, 1942, at Escondido, Calif. He preceded her in death on May 8, 1989. Also preceding her were two sons, John "Eddie" and Robert "Bobby" Gorman, three sisters, Annie DeMott, Ethel Carmin, and Maxine Masoner, five brothers, Lonnie, Russell, Bert, Eugene and Charles Krull.
Edna was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Rosann Alexander, a son, Patrick Gorman, a brother Lloyd Krull, 10 grandchildren, Melissa, Michael, Justin, Travis and Chad Gorman, Amber Alexander, Shelly Gorman, Sherri Hamm, and Tracy and Shea Gorman; and five great-grandchildren, Ashton, Rhian, Reese, Kinze, and Britain.
Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Rosary will be prayed at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Visitation will follow from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The family suggests contributions to Sacred Heart or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, care of Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan., 66056. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements are by Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.