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May 10, 1954

Fannie Mills Roos, 46 a well known life long resident of Mt. Vernon and the wife of George Roos, who is engaged in local freight transportation, died at 1 a.m. Sunday (9 May 1954) at her home at 527 East Ninth Street.


A lengthy illness of carcinoma that had rendered her condition serious for almost a year preceded her death.


The body is at the Weisinger Funeral Home and will remain there through the funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Weisinger chapel.  Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery.  The officiating clergyman will be Rev. J. Kenneth Forbes, minister of First Methodist Church, of which the deceased was a member.


Surviving in addition to the husband are the mother, Mrs. Cora Mills; a brother, Jack Mills, Evansville; a half-brother, John Dewey Morman, Jeffersonville; two half-sisters, Mrs. Henry Kopp and Mrs. Josephine Beswick, both of St. Louis, and three nephews and two nieces.


The deceased was a native, life-long resident of Mt. Vernon, a daughter of John T. Mills, for many years operator of the frieght transport business which hi son in law now operates, and Cora Thomas Mills.


Mrs. Roos' interests had centered in her home and her friendly, sympathetic character had endeared her to a wide circle of friends.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers