Rosanne M. Powell
Rosanne M. (Sonnenmoser) Powell
February 11, 2021
Lee's Summit, Missouri - Rosanne M. (Sonnenmoser) Powell passed Feb. 11th of lung cancer at the age of 63. The daughter of Joseph and Rosemary Sonnenmoser, she grew up in Weston, MO. She earned a Master's in Library Science from MU-Columbia. She worked as a librarian at Rockhurst University, MCC, and at Unity Village before becoming an archivist. She loved books and music, playing piano at her church, and singing in the Grace UMC choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Michael.
She is survived by brothers Steve, Mark, and David, sisters Cathy Overton, Susan Hamamlow, and Mary McQuillen. She was married to Scot Powell on Sept. 17, 1994. She had six children Heather and Nathaniel Daise, Rhianna Rice, Kristen, Rhys, and Ian Powell. Grandchildren Damien, Promise, Lola, Nathaniel, and Jaxson.
Celebration of life yet to be determined. Donations to the Mid-Continent Library are suggested by the family.
Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd, Lee's Summit, MO 64063


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Published by Kansas City Star on Feb. 17, 2021.
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Roseanne was such a light at Unity. I enjoyed chatting with her regularly. I'm so glad I knew her.
Elizabeth A Mora
March 5, 2021
Please accept our deepest sympathy. May Roseanne rest in perfect peace.
Debra Haynes & Irma Arthur (St. Lucia)
February 23, 2021
So sad to hear of the passing of Roseanne .We will missed her .
Rehan Reza
February 22, 2021
We were saddend to here of the loss of your loved one. Our condolences to you and your family. Mark and Teresa Milliken
Mark and Teresa Milliken
February 22, 2021
So sad to hear of the passing of Roseanne. Such a lovely lady that will be missed
Irene Thompson (EEC Ukraine)
February 22, 2021
My Deepest sympathy to Scott and the family.
Dr Solomon Reta
February 22, 2021
My heart goes out to you and your family over the passing of your wife and mother. Wishing you peace and comfort. You have my very sincere and heartfelt sympathy.
Cynthia Pearson
February 22, 2021
My deepest sympathies to Scott and her family. Roseanne was a unique and special person. She will be missed by many.
Martha Grimes
February 21, 2021
Rosanne was so delightful and helpful at the Unity Archives. She was a good friend me and many others. I will miss her.
Mark Hicks
February 20, 2021
I'm am sad to hear of such a loss. Rosanne was delightful and I always looked forward to seeing her at the library or on the walking paths at the Village. She loved, loved, loved books and her family. She talked about both. She will be missed.
Barbara Hadley
February 19, 2021
Roseanne was a wonderful person. I will miss her very much. My best to her family.
Carol Martin
February 18, 2021
My prayers for Scot and all the children and grandchildren. Rosanne was a wonderful colleague when she worked at Rockhurst. I know she will be deeply missed.
Laurie Hathman
February 18, 2021
My sincere condolences for Roseanne's family and loved ones. She was my first cousin. Much love to you all.
Valerie Gomez
February 18, 2021
I offer my condolences for the loss of Roseanne. She was a very kind soul who always had a smile. She will be missed.
Bernie FitzPatrick
February 17, 2021
Deepest sympathy to Scott and all the children.
Jeanne Langdon
February 17, 2021
So sorry to find out about Rosanne. She was a pleasure to work with at Unity.
Gregg Davis
February 17, 2021