Obituary for Rosemary L. Large

Written by on November 10, 2022

Rosemary L. Large 77

of Kenton

A funeral service for Rosemary L. Large will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at the Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton with Pastor Willis Moe officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends and family may visit 2 hours prior to services at the funeral home.

Rosemary died on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Kenton Nursing and Rehab. She was born on December 1, 1944 in Bellefontaine to Betty (Davis) Ganson of Bellefontaine and the late Roger Lyons. On November 23, 1963 she married James M. Large Sr and he preceded her in death on September 11, 2016.

Surviving are her mother, a daughter; Betty “Crickett” Breece of Bluffton, a son; James Large Jr of Kenton, 4 grandchildren; Lakota Breece, Brandon Breece, Nikki Breece, R.C. (Molly) Breece and 4 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter; Rose Ann Large, a granddaughter; Abby Lowrance, and a step-father; Herbert Ganson.

Rosemary was a member of the Central Church of Christ in Kenton. She was also a member of several service organizations, including the Kenton Moose, the King’s Daughters of West Mansfield and the Lion’s Club of West Mansfield.

Rosemary worked as a bus driver for the Logan County Board of DD and was a volunteer EMT for West Mansfield. She also helped establish Large Brake and Exhaust, a business her husband ran for many years.

In her free time, Rosemary enjoyed traveling and going to euchre tournaments with her daughter. 

Memorial donations may be made to Not by Choice.

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