Class of 1955, Rose Hill, Kansas

Class News

Here is where we keep up to date on what's happening with classmates and let them know about our activities.
To read older news check the archives at the bottom.

Marion Futhey Speaks

A Memorial Day Ceremony was held at Rose Hill Cemetery on May 27, 2019.
  • Marion Futhey, Guest Speaker
    Marion Futhey, Guest Speaker
    Memorial Day 2019 Ceremony
Commander Don Durflinger of the Augusta American Legion Post officiated. Marion Futhey was the guest speaker with Matt Bates tolling the bell and Rose Hill High School Band Musician Isabel Miller playing “Taps".

Masonic Members

Four classmates were recently recognized for their lengthy Masonic Memberships.
  • Long Time Masons
    Long Time Masons
Richard Pearson, 29 years; James Walton, 60 years, Marion Futhey, 60 years, and Larry Young, 59 years.

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Marion Futhey Thanks

Marion Futhey sent the following thank you card to the class regarding his grand-daughter's passing.

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  • Thank You Card
    Thank You Card
  • Thanks From Marion
    Thanks From Marion
For details about Mattison's services please check Marion's page.

Lunch at Louis' Cafe

Class members who attended Mattison Futhey’s funeral on Wednesday, January 24, gathered afterward at Louis' Café in Rose Hill. Thanks to Larry Young we have this nice picture. Click for a larger image.
Class of '55 Lunch
Left to right: Rich Pearson, Don and Charlene Davis, Ann Young, Pam Keen, Leota and Dick Albright, James Walton, Juanita Wiseman, and Paula Pearson.

Mattison Futhey Dies

Marion Futhey's grand-daughter, Mattison Futhey, 19, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
Mattison Futhey
Smith Family Mortuary in Derby has her obituary (pdf version). Memorial service is 10 am, Wednesday, January 24, at Rose Hill United Methodist Church, 19551 SW Butler Road.
Our condolences go out to the Futhey family.
Her funeral brochure is shown on Marion Futhey's page.

Marion Turns 80

Marion Futhey becomes an octogenarian! There will be a reception at the Rose Hill Senior Center on Sunday, August 13th from 2 until 4.
Come help us celebrate with Marion. Cards only please.

Charlie Futhey Dies

Marion's 14 year old grandson, Charlie, died yesterday after a 9 year battle with cancer. He faced the challenges bravely and was an inspiration to many.
  • Charlie and Grandpa Marion
    Charlie and Grandpa Marion
Arrangements and the obituary are listed on the Reflection Pointe web site. For the obituary in pdf format click here.
Our condolences go out to Marion, Daryl, Sandy, Annie and all family and friends.

Marion Honored on Veteran's Day

The November 19, 2015, issue of the Rose Hill Reporter had a front page article, Veterans Given Honor, Fallen Heroes Remembered By RHMS, with a nice picture of Marion and his brother Marshall.
  • Marion is at the left and Marshall wears his World War II Army uniform jacket and hat.
    Marion is at the left and Marshall wears his World War II Army uniform jacket and hat.
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Thank you both for your service.

To read the entire story look at this pdf copy.
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