Betty Jean Rose

February 5, 1928May 13, 2018

Rose, Betty Jean, 90, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 13, 2018. Betty was born on February 5, 1928 in Fort Scott, KS to James and Florence Ricketts. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Alonzo L. Rose; parents; brother, Ray Ricketts; sister, Ila Kennedy; grandson, Jeff Ehlert. Betty is survived by daughter, Jeanne "Rose" (Roger) Ehlert of Haysville; sons, Lawrence "Larry" (Joanne Laing) Rose of Fountain Valley, CA and Bruce (Kathleen Wallace) Rose of Towanda, KS; 5 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial service 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 at Resthaven Mortuary with interment following service at Resthaven Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Retired Firefighters or Plane of Mercy c/o Midian Shrine.


  • Lawrence "Larry" Rose, Son
  • Joanne Laing, Daughter-in-law
  • Jeanne Ehlert, Daughter
  • Roger Ehlert, Son-in-law
  • Bruce Rose, Son
  • Kathleen Rose, Daughter-in-law
  • Tammy (Steve) Gielisch, Grandchild
  • Jeff (Sheila) Ehlert, Grandchild
  • Rick Ehlert, Grandchild
  • Chris Rose, Grandchild
  • Tiffany (Bryan) Mueller, Grandchild
  • Alex Gielisch, Great Grandchild
  • Jacob Gielisch, Great Grandchild
  • Syrena Ehlert, Great Grandchild
  • Audrey Ehlert, Great Grandchild
  • Colby Ehlert, Great Grandchild
  • Adreyona Ehlert, Great Grandchild
  • Clayton Ehlert, Great Grandchild
  • Aliyah Stair, Great Grandchild
  • BreiAunna Rose, Great Grandchild
  • Angelica Madrid, Great Grandchild
  • Samantha Rose, Great Grandchild
  • Taylor Mueller, Great Grandchild
  • Madison Mueller, Great Grandchild
  • Alonzo Rose, Husband
  • Jeff Ehlert, Grandson
  • Ray Ricketts, Brother
  • Ila Kennedy, Sister
  • James Steele Ricketts, Father
  • Florence Verda Ricketts, Mother

  • Craig Ebert
  • Jacob Gielisch
  • Alex Gielisch
  • Rick Ehlert
  • Steve Gielisch
  • Tammy Gielisch

  • Wichita Retired Firefighters Association
  • Plane of Mercy


  • Visitation Thursday, May 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 25, 2018

Betty Jean Rose

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