Rose Marie Sharpfish Burns

Rose Marie Sharpfish Burns, 87, of Roeland Park, KS, passed away on May 5th, 2019. She was born on August 29th, 1931 in St. Francis, SD to Leo and Elizabeth Sharpfish. Rose Marie had a passion for art, painted numerous pictures, made children’s books and personalized artwork for her grandchildren. Her grandchildren treasured personalized hand drawn birthday and holiday cards. She was a seamstress and a quilter and made many quilts for her grandchildren. Her family members always looked forward to her famous apple pies. Rose Marie was devoted to her daily Rosary and watched the daily Mass on EWTN every day. She would often be found praying the Rosary every night for her entire family. Rose Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Gene Burns; daughter, Sharon Burns; and grandson, Henry Williams. She is survived by her daughter, Rosie (Michael) Rachiele; daughter, Carol Burns; son, Calvin Burns; daughter, Cheryl (Keith) Williams; grandson, Jamie (Megan) Harrigan; grandson, Ryan Harrigan; granddaughter, Abbey (Aron) North; granddaughter, Kerrie (Greg) Otten; grandson, Max Williams; grandson, Charlie Williams; granddaughter, Isabella Williams; and 20 great-grandchildren. 


A visitation will be held at Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203 on Tuesday, May 7th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A rosary will be prayed at 5:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5250 Mission Rd, Roeland Park, KS 66205 on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Monday, May. 6th 2019 | 7 Comments »

7 Comments on “Rose Marie Sharpfish Burns”

  1. Jenelle Martin Says:

    May perpetual light shine upon her.

  2. Natalie Cox Says:

    Much love to the family. Rose Marie is a dear friend, giving cheer, encouraging intelligence, encouraging endurance, loving quality humor. She will always be appreciated for common sense and ethics. Known for working hard and honestly. Rose Mary will always be a bright ray of sunshine

  3. Tara KP Says:

    Love you grams

  4. Doris Says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss of your mother/grandmother/great-grandmother. May Our Dear Lord comfort your hearts.
    Eternal rest grant unto Rose Marie, O Lord, and may Perpetual Light shine upon her. May her soul, and the soul of all the faithful departed, through the Mercy of God, rest in peace. amen.

  5. Cindy Rocker Says:

    I’m so sorry about the death of your Mother, she was a wonderful woman.

  6. Kerrie Anne Says:

    My inspiration, my aspiration…
    I love you Gamma Unci! I will treasure our memories so very closely in my heart. I cannot thank you enough for believing in and seeing the best in me. You were too humble to know the impact you made in everyone who knew you.

  7. Dorthy Little Elk Says:

    My dear aunt Rosemary, I love you so much and I will miss you so much. Until we meet again auntie toksha!

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