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 Mary Jane Rorabough

Mary Jane Rorabough

Birth
Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Death 7 Jan 2009 (aged 67)
Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas, USA
Burial Faulkner, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 32759453 · View Source
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Mary Jane Rorabough
(May 26, 1941 - January 7, 2009)

Mary Jane Rorabough, 67, of Chetopa, died at 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at Chetopa Manor Nursing Home.

She was born May 26, 1941, in Columbus, Kansas, to Orie Alfred and Elizabeth (Hartzler) Rorabough. Having had cerebral palsy since birth, she had no formal schooling, and was taught by her mother at home.

In 1977, she moved from the Welch Residential Home to the Chetopa Manor Nursing Home and had lived there since.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chetopa where she also attended the ladies church group, Global Shapers. Her relationship with her Lord was very important to her. She loved to give hugs, sing hymns and could name the page number of any song in the hymnal. She enjoyed crafts, and especially enjoyed watching Little House on the Prairie and game shows on TV.

SURVIVORS: One Sister – Hazel Buick Junction City, Kansas One Aunt – Willys Hartzler Golconda, NV A host of family and friends

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at the First Baptist Church in Chetopa. Burial will be in Fly Creek Cemetery, rural Columbus. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday, at the Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Chetopa.

Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church in Chetopa or the Chetopa Manor Nursing Home. These may be left at or mailed to Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 346, Chetopa, KS 67336.


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  • Created by: Alice Marie Schettler
  • Added: 8 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32759453
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Jane Rorabough (26 May 1941–7 Jan 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32759453, citing Fly Creek Cemetery, Faulkner, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Alice Marie Schettler (contributor 46964864) .