Rose M. Girard, 85, of Leavenworth, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Medicalodge of Leavenworth. She was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Leavenworth, one of 16 children of Joseph and Pauline (Rynezeska) Gurski.
On Jan. 17, 1946, she married Maynard Hall in Detroit, Mich. He survives in Leavenworth. She later married John Girard on May 11, 1995. He preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1998.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Cindy Hall of Leavenworth.
Rose enjoyed Polka Dancing and regularly attended dances in Kansas City, Kan., most Sundays. She was a member of the VFW and the Eagles. Rose volunteered at the Cushing Memorial Hospital and the C.W. Parker Carousel Museum.
Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at noon Saturday at Mount Muncie Cemetery with Rev. Phillip Winkelbauer as celebrant. Memorials are suggested to C.W. Parker Carousel Museum or the American Cancer Society.