Ralph H. Rosencrantz
Family services for Ralph H. Rosencrantz, 93, Lawrence will be held at a later date. He passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, KS.
He was born December 28, 1921 in St. Edward, NE the son of Frank C. and Oma (Harris) Rosencrantz.
He graduated from Arkansas City, KS High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS.
He served his country in the United States Coast Guard during WW II as a Seaman 1st Class.
He was a member of the First Christian Church and was a member of Dorsey-Liberty Post #14 – American Legion.
Ralph enjoyed reading, playing cards, gardening and raising tomatoes, walking, and dining out with family and friends.
He worked for Farmland Industries for 29 years, retiring in 1983.
He married Montie Marie Brunson July 30, 1950 in Arkansas City, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include one daughter, Ruth Ann (Stephen) Byrd, Kansas City, MO; two sons, David W. (Kathleen) Rosencrantz, Boise, ID, Daniel F. (Yvonne) Rosencrantz, Westwood, KS; three grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Irene Ronsick and Frances Ruff.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the First Christian Church and may be sent in care of the mortuary.