Augusta – Rose Elizabeth Appleman, 85, passed away on Thursday (Jan. 9, 2020).


Rose was born on Tuesday, November 13, 1934, in Ames, Oklahoma, to John and Pauline (Whicker) Thompson. She married Charles “Charlie” Appleman on July 1, 1955, in Joplin, Missouri. Rose was a housewife. She enjoyed her friends, traveling, camping, sewing and playing the piano. Rose loved her family, and her dog, Roscoe, very much.


Rose is survived by her husband Charlie of the home; sons Steve (Susan) Appleman of

El Dorado, David Appleman of Lawrence; grandchildren Scott (Janice) Appleman of Tucson, Arizona, Salli (Leland) Vance of Augusta, Jacob Appleman of Lawrence, Jenna Appleman of Lawrence; great-grandchildren Elly, Lucy, Harper, Maci and Jackson; adopted sisters Tami Vance of Round Rock, Texas and Juanita Barnett of West Virginia.


Rose is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Duayne Thompson.


A Celebration of Life will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 15, 2020) at the First Baptist Church in Augusta.


The family wishes Memorial Contributions be made out to the First Baptist Church, left in care of the Dunsford Funeral Home.

Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory, 201 East Fifth, Augusta, Kansas 67010, 316 775-6363,