Joann H. Rolen

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Born 9-6-1941 -- Died 4-11-2008

Joann H. Rolen, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., died April 11, 2008, at Providence Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Thayer, Mo.

She is survived by: four daughters, Sharon Richards, Karen Yanez, Sarah Rolen, all of Kansas City, Kan., and Kathy McConnell of Lawson, Mo.; two sons, Kenneth and Michael Rolen both of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Ruth Combs and Louise Atchisson of St. Genevieve, Mo.; and one brother, Dale Hutchison of Springfield, Mo.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and six nieces.

She was preceded in death by: her husband of 37 years, Roy Rolen, in 1999; and her parents, Ethel and Burney Hutchinson.

Graveside services were held April 15 at the Highland Park Cemetery in Kansas. Arrangements were by Highland Park Funeral Home and Crematory, Kansas City, Kan. Online condolences at

The family suggests contributions to the Argentine Church of Christ.