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Cleo Roselle Gorrell, 65, of Centerville, Kan., died at 7:55 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the Arma Health and Rehabilitation in Arma, Kan. Mrs. Gorrell was born Aug. 16, 1949, at Girard, Kan., the daughter of Augustine and Cleo Gilbert Mengarelli.
Roselle was a school teacher and homemaker who had been a resident of Centerville since 1999. She was raised in Girard and graduated from Girard High School in 1967. She later attended Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education. She taught at the Navajo reservation in Arizona and the University of Utah. She was a paraprofessional at Prairie View School District in Linn County and served on the after-school program.
She married Dwight Gorrell Nov. 3, 1981 at Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Gorrell survives at the home. She was a member the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pittsburg.
Survivors include her husband, Dwight of the home; two sons, Nathan (Kimberly) Gorrell of Houston, Texas and Bryce (Kristen) Gorrell of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two daughters, Ashli (Quinten) Webber of Westphalia, Kan., and Trista (Nicholas) Bieberle of Iola, Kan.; three sisters, Barbara Babcock of Arma, Beverly Vogel of Topeka, and Rachelle Mengarelli of Arma; two brothers, Gene Mengarelli of Prescott and Jimmie Mengarelli of Girard; and seven grandchildren, Molly and Eleanor Gorrell, Trowtt, Bryx, and Rayne Webber, Chloe Gorrell, and Jax Bieberle.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1507 S. Rouse, Pittsburg, Kan., with President Andrew Dokos officiating. Burial was at the Union Cemetery in rural Girard, Kan. The family suggests memorials be made to the Roselle Gorrell Memorial Fund. Donations may be sent to or left at the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, KS 66712.

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