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“Rose was a wonderful person. She was so kind. I don't think I ever heard her say an angry word as long as I have known her. I will always have...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Valerie Watts - Ponchatoula, LA

“PATSY SO VERY SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ROSE.. SHE WILL BE MISSED BY ONE AND ALL WHO KNEW HER...MAY SHE R.I.P ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: EVON SCHLIEGELMEYER - PONCHATOULA, LA

“Loved you aunt Rosie, will miss your smile and kindness and your gentle touch , always be in my heart ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Brenda Spell - Lacombe, LA

“Patsy so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“My beautiful Aunt Rose, I will forever treasure your soft spoken wisdom, sincere smile, contagious laughter and beautiful dollies that you blessed...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Wendy Weikle (Edmisten) - WV

“Saddened to learn of the loss of Rose. Quiet in her way, she was kind and friendly and always made me feel good when we'd meet up and have a chat. So...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kathryn Martin - Ponchatoula, LA

“Patsy so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson


Rosalie Lucille Ward, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the age of 76. She was born on Friday, October 15, 1943, in Husser, Louisiana. Rosalie was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Rosalie is survived by her sisters, Betty Heck and Ruth Edmiston; lifelong friend, Patsy Kraft; adopted grandchildren, Mike Kraft and his wife Angela, Evan Kraft and Lisa Kraft; 7 nieces, 1 nephew and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Mary Cool; husband, Robert Ward; and adopted granddaughter, Hannah Kraft.

Visitation for Family and Friends will be on Friday, July 3, 2020, from 9:00 am until the Funeral Service begins at 11:00 am at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 100 West Magnolia Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454.

Interment will follow in Sand Hill Cemetery, Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.