Rosalind Allaire Surface, 78, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Austin, Texas.

She was born Oct. 5, 1940, to Dr. Gardner Allaire Surface and Jessie F Surface.

Survivors include a son, Kendall King and wife, Laura, Austin; a daughter, Debra King, Hays; and a grandson, Nick. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a half-sister, Shirley Marx.

A private burial will take place at a later date in Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis.

Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637, is in charge of arrangements.

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