Marcella Rozella Timmins

November 23, 1929 - November 21, 2019
Marcella Rozella Timmins

Marcella R. Timmins, age 89, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the Medicalodge of Frontenac, Kansas. She was born November 23, 1929, in Anamoose, North Dakota, the daughter of William C. Roufs and Josephine Hanenburg Roufs.

Marcella graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 1948. She married George Timmins on September 3, 1949, in Seattle, Washington. Marcella had worked as an audit examiner for the Western Insurance Company for thirty-eight years. She also assisted her husband, George, with their jewelry business.

Survivors include four nephews and three nieces and several great-nieces and great-nephews. Her husband, George, preceded her in death on October 29, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Ralph, Harold, Clifford and Orville Roufs.

At Marcella’s request, a simple graveside service will be held at 11:30 A.M. Monday, November 25th at the Evergreen Cemetery. A time of visitation will be prior to the service on Monday from 10:30 to 11:15 A.M. at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Paws & Claws and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at


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