Obituaries

Flora Mae Rood 1918 - 2009 Littleton, Colo.

Funeral services for Flora Mae Rood, 90, Littleton, Colo., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Vinland Cemetery.
Mrs. Rood died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2008, at a Littleton hospital.
She was born Oct. 22, 1918, in Vinland, the daughter of Allen and Emma Harris James. She was a former resident of Lawrence.
Mrs. Rood moved to Littleton in 1960 and worked in food services at several Littleton schools. She retired in 1979. She was active at Bethany Evangelical Free Church and with a craft club in Littleton.
She married Gene K. Rood, of Lawrence, on April 6, 1938. He preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1992.
She also was preceded in death by a son, David Rood, and two granddaughters, Amy and Amber Rood.
Survivors include four sons, Kenneth, Orange, Calif., Jerry, Albuquerque, N.M., Neil, Arvada, Colo., and Greg, Denver; a daughter, Janice Pasquarello, Littleton; a sister, Geneva McTaggart, Baldwin City; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will meet friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday before services at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to the Arthritis Foundation or the American Cancer Society in honor of Mrs. Rood’s son David, sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.