Rosella A. Austin

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Rosella A. Austin, 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at her home in Nevada. Rosella was born on Dec. 15, 1939, in Milo, Mo., to Daniel Orville and Vivian Rosella (Pearcy) Rapp. In 1959, she was united in marriage to Henry J. Austin in Nevada, Mo., and they celebrated 60 years together.

Rosella was raised in the Milo area. She attended school in Armourdale, Kan., before returning to Nevada in 1951. She and Henry moved to Wyoming where they lived for 36 years before coming back to Nevada in 2001. Rosella enjoyed dining out at the 54 Café for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Henry, of the home; four children, Cindy Lange, Rock Springs, Wyo., Russell Austin and his wife, Kathy, Laramie, Wyo., Rhonda Brannan and her husband, Robert, Rock Springs, Wyo., and Timothy Austin, Nevada, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Jacob, Dustin, Ian, Laurel, Jaimie, Jennifer, Chester, Ebony, and Andrew; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Linda Hartline and Janice Ware; and one brother, Butch Rapp.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, at the Church of Christ in Nevada with Brother Dick Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Walker. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Memorials are suggested in her memory to Mt. Vernon Cemetery Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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