Rosalee June Pinkston, 80, Monument, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Heinz Memorial Hospice Hospital, Wichita.

She was born March 7, 1934, in Thomas County to Henry and Gertrude (Kruse) Beckman.

She married Richard Pinkston on Sept. 15, 1954, in Oakley. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Rick Pinkston, Alexandria, Va.; two daughters, Deborah Moretz, Lenoir, N.C., and Rhonda Barley, Wichita; two sisters, Patricia Carpenter, Newalla, Okla., and Delores Herdt, Everett, Wash.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Bert, Dorvan "Fat" and toddler Willard Dean Beckman; and two sisters, Velma Wolf and Luetta Baalman.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oakley; burial in Oakley Cemetery.

Visitation from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, with family receiving friends at 11 a.m. at the church.

A rosary will be at 1:40 p.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph School in care of Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, P.O. Box 221, Oakley, KS 67748.

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