Roselea Rickus

September 27, 1942 ~ August 20, 2023

Born in: Farmington, Missouri
Resided in: Doniphan, Missouri

On Sunday, August 20, 2023, the Lord called home one of His most precious angels, Jenny Roselea Rickus. She passed at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO. Ms. Rickus was born September 27, 1942, in Farmington, MO. to the late Henry and Ruth (Shaw) Moore.
Ms. Rickus had worked for Doniphan Mercantile Bank, Maness and Miller Attorney-at-Law, Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney, and Chris Miller Attorney-at-Law. With her husband, Ed Rickus, being a coach, Ms. Rickus enjoyed watching all sports, especially those in which her children and grandchildren were participating. Roselea’s hobbies included golfing and attending ASU football games with her late husband and her grandchildren. She was a doting grandmother who adored her two grandsons, AJ and Justin Robertson. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Doniphan and the local sorority chapter Sigma Xi of the national organization Beta Sigma Phi.
On January 23, 1965, she was married to Edward “Ed” Rickus in Farmington. He preceded her in death October 10, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Surviving are one daughter, Debbie Rickus Robertson and her husband, Anthony, Sr., of Hernando, MS; one son, Jimmy “BoBo” Rickus, of the home; two grandsons, Anthony “AJ” Robertson, Jr., and Justin Edward Robertson, both of Hernando, MS; brother-in-law, Wendell “Wink” Rickus and his wife, Dorothy Rickus of Farmington, MO. Also surviving are cousins, nieces and nephews along with a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 24, 2023, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan, MO. There will be a special Beta Sigma Xi Service beginning at 12:45 PM. The funeral service will be Thursday, August 24, 2023, at 1:00 PM at Edwards Funeral Home with Rev. Monty Flanigan officiating. An additional visitation will be held Friday, August 25, 2023, from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home -Taylor Chapel in Farmington. A graveside service will follow at Libertyville Christian Cemetery in Libertyville. Memorial donations may be made to the Libertyville Christian Cemetery Fund.


Visitation: Friday, August 25, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

C. Z. Boyer & Son - Taylor Chapel
111 E. Liberty St.
Farmington, Missouri 63640

Graveside Service: Friday, August 25, 2023
1:15 pm

Libertyville Christian Cemetery


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  1. Debbie, Anthony, AJ, Justin and Jim. Saying I’m sorry just isn’t enough. As much as I wish there to be, no words can make this time easier for you. Know that I am here for you no matter what and know God’s love is surrounding you more than ever right now.
    I loved your Mom very much and had so many good times growing up – many shopping trips to South County Mall, spending weekends at Ruth and Henry’s and especially all of the Sunday dinners and time spent at Poppy and Grammy’s house are just some of the memories I will forever cherish because of her.
    I love you all.

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