Rose M. (Wallsmith) SchukmanFebruary 14, 1925 ~ October 13, 2017 (age 92)
Rose M. Schukman, Addison, Texas, formerly of Hays, passed away October 13, 2017 in Carrollton, Texas.
She was born February 14th, 1925 in Downs, Kansas, to John and Susan (Kuhn) Wallsmith. She married Ralph Schukman on June 4th, 1946 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hays. He preceded her in death September 2, 2012.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, the Christian Mothers, the Altar Society, the Counsel of Catholic Women, the Daughter’s of Isabella, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary (past President) and the V.F.W. Auxiliary. She was a Girl Scout Leader, beautician, and homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Harold Schukman and wife, Diane, Knoxville, Tennessee, two daughters, Carol Baker and partner, Tom Wallsmith, Levant, Kansas, and Gloria Griffin and husband, Larry, Addison, Texas; a sister-in-law, Irene Leiker, Wichita; 10 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five sisters, Lucy and Evelyn Wallsmith, Catherine Mermis, Laurine Smith, Clara Schoenfeld, and Ann Schukman and three brothers, Fred Wallsmith of Colby, Kansas, Alvin Wallsmith of Mulvane, Kansas, and Duane Mader of Hays.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Street, with Fr. Fred Gatschet officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 on Friday and from 9:00 am until service time on Saturday, all at the funeral home. A parish vigil service and rosary will be at 6:30 pm on Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice or have Masses said for Rose at the Catholic Church of your choice. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com