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Visitation

Lamb Funeral Home
Wednesday October 27th, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Lamb Funeral Home
Wednesday October 27th, 2021
1:00pm

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Burial

Matfield Green Cemetery
Wednesday October 27th, 2021
3:00pm

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Rosalind "Rosy" Jeannette Swift

Rosalind’s life began on October 28, 1944, the daughter of Charles E. and Rosetta (Newell) Carter in Richmond, Missouri. She graduated from Potwin High Class of 1963 and married Harry Lee Swift on July 17, 1963 at the Potwin Christian Church.


Rosy and Harry managed Newell’s Truck Stop in Newton where she was also a hostess and a waitress. She was a member of Potwin Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed bingo, casinos crafts, baking, cooking shows on television, setting up for farmer’s markets with their friends, Lucy and Denny. They enjoyed having hunters in to play poker and their annual fishing trip to Texoma, Oklahoma.

Her loving family includes her daughters, Tammy Swift (Michael Schommer) of Newton, Christa Mellinger (David) of Valley Center, four grandchildren, Stephanie Jo Swift (Jenny), Connor Schommer, Cody Mellinger and Ashton Mellinger (Alex Pinkerton); brothers, Charles Carter Jr. of Whitewater, Terry Carter (Margaret) of Newton; sisters-in-law, Connie Carter and Dora Carter both of Potwin, Dawn Carter of Augusta and Mary Carter of Camden, Missouri; her doggie boys, Bryck and Duke.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry in 2013; daughter, Cheryl Ann Swift; brothers, Johnny, Paul, Dale and Larry Carter; a sister, Dorothy Carter. Rosy passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the age of 76 years old.

Her family will gather with friends on Wednesday, October 27, from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. with her funeral service following at 1:00, both at Lamb Funeral Home, 120 S. Main in Whitewater. She will be laid to rest in Matfield Green Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. In honor of Rosy’s love of KU please wear red and blue


Memorial contributions may be directed to Kansas Humane Society in care of Lamb Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358. Whitewater, Kansas 67154. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Rosy at www.yazelmeglifh.com


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Guestbook

I HAVE ONLY KNOWN ROSY FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS. WE WERE IN THE COFFEE GROUP THAT WOULD MEET AT NEWELLS AND WE PLAYED BINGO TOGETHER. EVEN WHEN IN PAIN SHE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE FOR YOU AND A KIND WORD. SHE WILL BE MISSED BY MANY

GEORGIE MILLER Oct 26 2021 8:17 PM

My thoughts are with you girls and the rest of the family. May she Rest In Peace.

Carrie Willems Oct 26 2021 7:21 PM

I'm sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for Chris Mellinger, Tammy Swift and there Families.

Elizabeth Chance Oct 25 2021 10:26 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosalind "Rosy" Swift

Nancy (Miller) Yelland Oct 23 2021 9:27 PM

Sympathy to all the family. Richard and Nancy RATTS

Nancy Ratts Oct 23 2021 9:22 PM

Our thoughts and prayers for sweet Rosy's Family

John and Lida Poe Whitehead Skellytown, Texas Oct 23 2021 5:38 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers and sympathy to all the family.

Larry and Gloria Swift Oct 23 2021 8:12 AM