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Arthur John Rossman

April 8, 1937 — April 16, 2023

Arthur J. Rossman, age 86, of Richmond, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2023, at the Anderson County Hospital in Garnett.

Art was born on April 8, 1937, in Anderson County near Scipio, Kansas. He was the fifth of nine children born to John Joseph Rossman and Agnes (Wolken) Rossman. Art attended school at Tapley Grade School and attended Richmond High School with the Class of 1955. He served in the U.S. Air Force stationed in Texas from 1955-1956.

On August 2, 1958, Art was united in marriage to Phyllis A. Brockus, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Richmond, Kansas, their union was blessed with two children.

Throughout his working years Art worked for Ottawa Truck in Ottawa, Kansas, Delco Battery in Olathe, the City of Richmond, Rossman's Market and Rigid Form, A.J. Plumbing & Carpentry during the 1980's and retiring from Kansas Gas Service, Ottawa, Kansas after 15 years of service in 2003. He also farmed for many years and continued in his retirement.

Art was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, serving on Parish Council; Richmond Chamber of Commerce; Richmond Free Fair Association, serving as President; and Richmond Lions Club. He served as President and Secretary for the local club and Cabinet Secretary-Treasurer; Zone 2 Chairman and Deputy District Gov. of Lions District 17KE during the 1970's.

Art enjoyed farming, gardening, especially his tomatoes, pheasant hunting and his fishing trips to Oklahoma and Canada.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Phyllis Rossman on December 18, 2020; five brothers, James Rossman, Virgil Rossman, Donald Rossman, Earl Rossman, Robert Rossman; two sisters, Mary Mulrenin and Dorothy Shields.

Art is survived by son, David Rossman and his wife, Lisa of Ottawa; daughter, Terri Barnes and her husband, Todd of Garnett, Kansas; grandchildren, Whitney Livengood and her husband, Ken of Humble, Texas; Alex Kimball of Overland Park, Kansas; Erin Stevenson and her husband, Jacob of Garnett; Seth Rossman of Ottawa; Abigail Barnes of Manhattan, Kansas and Zachary Barnes of Garnett; great granddaughters, Addison, Delaney and Emily Livengood; Sawyer, Reagan and Kennedy Stevenson; great grandson, Gideon Stevenson; sister, Erma Brown and husband Dan of Overland Park, Kansas; and sister in law, Vyonne Rossman of Overland, Park, Kansas; and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, April 21, 2023, at St. Therese Church, Richmond. Burial will follow in St. Boniface Cemetery, Scipio, Kansas. A Rosary will be held at 6:30 PM, Thursday evening at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Garnett, followed by visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese Catholic Church or Richmond Free Fair Association and left in care of Feuerborn Family Funeral Service.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Thursday, April 20, 2023

6:30 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service - Garnett

219 South Oak Street, Garnett, KS 66032

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Visitation with Family Present

Thursday, April 20, 2023

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Central time)

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service - Garnett

219 South Oak Street, Garnett, KS 66032

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Mass

Friday, April 21, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

St. Therese Catholic Church

, Richmond, KS 66080

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Committal

Friday, April 21, 2023

11:30am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Boniface Cemetery (Anderson County)

32314 Northeast Norton Road, Garnett, KS 66032

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