Rose A. Cripe, 78 of Frankfort, passed away on August 2, 2021 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind. She was born on March 4, 1943 in Rushville, Ind. to Henry and Florence (Lundsford) LaFary. Her adoptive mother is Mary Jo Broshar. She married Maurice V. Cripe, Jr. on October 21, 1961 and he survives.
Rose is a 1961 graduate of Jackson High School and worked in processing at Shoups Country Foods. She attended the Colfax United Methodist Church. She was a seamstress and loved supporting her children and grandchildren’s sporting events.
Memorial Donations may be made in Rose’s honor to the Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home, 701 W. Camp Street, Lebanon, IN 46052.
Visitation and Services
Family and friends will meet for a Graveside Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Plainview Cemetery in Colfax. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 E. Clinton Street, Frankfort is honored to assist the Cripe family.
Surviving along with her husband, Maurice, are her Son: Brian Cripe of Frankfort; Daughter: Carla (Greg) Renick of Frankfort; Brothers: Bobbie (Karen) LaFary of Rushville and Charlie (Cori) LaFary of Lafayette; 5 Grandchildren; and 5 Great-Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her adoptive mother, son: Kevin Dean Cripe, brother: Donald LaFary, and sister, Katherine Kaster.