Rose Mary Holmes, 87, Leavenworth, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her residence surrounded by family.
Rose Mary Holmes, 87, Leavenworth, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her residence surrounded by family. Rose Mary was born on September 24, 1930. A visitation will be Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at the funeral home from 6–8 p.m. with a rosary to be said at 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
She was the eldest child of Burton R. and Dorothy M. (Wanstreet) Behee. She attended Sacred Heart school and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1948. On January 5, 1950 she married Mason D. Holmes. She was his partner as he served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. Upon Mason’s retirement they returned to Leavenworth and made it their permanent home. She worked for Armed Forces Insurance until her retirement. Rose Mary enjoyed quilting and was a member of the Leavenworth Quilting Club.
She is survived by her daughters, Mary Katherine “Mickey” Delgado, Emporia Kansas and Carol Ann (Leo) Christoffersen, Hanover Pennsylvania, seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren, and brothers, Leo, Bill and John Behee.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and son, Michael Thomas Holmes and sister, Marjorie Williams.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Belden Larkin Funeral Home.