Rosella "Rose" Ann Thissen, 93, of Augusta, KS, passed away Monday, December 12, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Rosary 9:30 a.m. with Funeral Mass following at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta, KS. Rose was born in Willowdale, KS on April 22, 1929 to the late Margaret (Goetz) Gillen and Arnold P. Gillen. She was a homemaker for most of her life. On April 22, 1948 she married Robert Thissen in Kingman, KS and he survives her. Rose is also survived by: sons, Mike Thissen (Bonnie Shank), David Thissen (Rhonda), and Scott Thissen (Kaci); daughter, Sandra Houk (Greg); brother, Fred Gillen (Margaret); sister, Lorraine Yalong; grandchildren, Marcia Ward (John), Chad Houk, Andrea Wiles (Brian), Shanin Faulkenberry (Derick), Shaun Houk, and Jackson Thissen; great grandchildren, Tyler, Lily, John, James, Samuel, Izabella, and Lexie. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Esther, Kay, Louise, Mary, and Virginia; brother, Bob; grandson, Matthew. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Augusta Community Caring Center, P.O. Box 211 Augusta, KS 67010 or Interim HealthCare & Hospice, 9920 E Harry St. Wichita, KS 67207.
Augusta Community Caring Center
P.O. Box 211, Augusta KS 67010
Interim HealthCare & Hospice - Wichita
9920 E. Harry St., Wichita KS 67207