Rose Marie Mullis, 83, Ferdinand

Rose Marie Mullis, 83, of Ferdinand, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand.

Rose was born April 10, 1938, in Huntingburg to John and Clara (Schaefer) Petry.

She was united in marriage to Leo R. Mullis on July 28, 1956, in Saint Anthony Church, Leo preceded her in death on June 1, 2020.

Rose was a homemaker, she was a member of Saint Meinrad Parish and its Ladies Sodality. She was also a member of St. Meinrad Legion Post 366 Auxillary. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, fishing, playing cards, travel, bingo, and gathering with family and friends.

She was the third oldest of ten children and was the last surviving member of her family. 

She is survived by her children, Diana (Rich) Cox, Gary Mullis, Leon Mullis, Allan Mullis, Charlene (Jay) Rickenbaugh, all of Ferdinand; Becky (Junie) Miller of Santa Claus, Stanley Mullis and Richard Mullis both of Bristow, and Dean (Mary) Mullis of Saint Meinrad; 30 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Vivian Petry of Huntingburg and Mary Ann Petry of Dubois.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Beth Ann VanWinkle, and her nine siblings. 

Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday November 16, 2021, at the Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand, with burial to follow in the Saint Meinrad Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday, November 11, 2021, from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. EST and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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