Rosemary Honer

Rosemary Smith Honer, 91, of Arkansas City, passed away Friday, Oct. 30, 2019, at the Presbyterian Manor Health Care Unit.

Cremation has been effected. 

A celebration of life is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Parker Cemetery. The family is having a come and go from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4,

at their residence, 825 South A St. 

A memorial has been established for Alzheimer’s and Similar Diseases. Contributions can be made through Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences can be made at

Rosemary was born Oct. 24, 1928, to Charles and Mary (Swartz) Smith in Arkansas City. She was reared on a farm, educated at Sacred Heart Catholic School and graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1946. In 1948, Rosemary married Virgil Miser. They had three children. 

In 1970, she married Bruce Weaver. He preceded her in death. 

Rosemary worked as an operator for Southwestern Bell from 1953 to 1986 until her retirement. 

In 2002, she married Joe Honer, who also preceded Rosemary in death. 

Rosemary enjoyed playing bridge, games of all kinds, and spending time with her family. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church.

Rosemary was preceded in death by her husbands Bruce Weaver and Joe Honer; daughter, Sherry Kelley; and son, James Miser.

Survivors include her children, Larry Miser and wife Gloria, Kerry Miser, Marlene Rose and Marsha Becker; grandchildren, Katy Rock, Charlie Miser, Patrick Kelley and wife Michelle, Charithah Pricer and husband Mike, Rusty Millirons and wife Cherie, and Richard Millirons and wife Amy, 20 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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