Mr. Herman G. Rossner, 91, of Forsyth died Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Heart of the
Ozarks Healthcare Center, Ava, MO. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral. The funeral service
will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Pastor David Koenig officiating. Burial
will be in the Chadwick Cemetery, Chadwick, MO.
Herman George Rossner was born Thursday, October 8, 1925 on the family farm north
of Forsyth to Edward George and Ruthy Mae (Buffington) Rossner. He grew up hunting
and fishing in the hills of Taney County and became a self-taught outdoorsman who
loved being out in nature. Herman could identify any tree, wild flower and animal native
of the area.
He was married to Juanita Blakey on August 13, 1946 in Forsyth. Juanita died October
31, 2004. Herman was a very honest and often outspoken man who he never knew a
stranger. He had a natural talent for writing captivating articles for the Taney County
Times called, "High Country". He worked in the Forestry Division of the Missouri
Department of Conservation for twenty-six years and also manning the Hilltop Lookout
Fire Tower. He and Juanita lived on a six hundred acre farm raising cattle and hogs.
Above all, he loved his family and had a strong faith in God.
He is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Cook and husband, Oscar of Forsyth, Barbara
Casey and husband, Gary of Bradleyville; four grandchildren, Sara Ann Ridings, Amy
Blair, Matthew and Brian Cook; five great-grandchildren, Corey, Emily, Casey, Keaton
and Shamgar; many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; the love of his life, wife, Juanita; one brother,
Otto Dean Rossner; five sisters, Bessie Gideon, Elsie Brown, Margarete Rossner, Edna
Stegall and June Anker.
Memorials in memory of Herman G. Rossner may be made to the Gideon's International:
PO Box 97251, Washington D.C. 20090-7251
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home,
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home
15945 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO. 65653
"There is a Difference"
Mr. Herman G. Rossner
October 8, 1925 - May 20, 2017