Center of Hope founder passes away

Nov 04, 2010

The Newman community mourns the passing of Stella Rosenhamer, ASC, who passed away early in the morning of Nov. 3. Rosenhamer was a leader in the religious and civic communities for more than 20 years. In July 27, 1983 she founded the Center of Hope, a homeless prevention program in Wichita, Kan. According to the Center of Hope website, Rosenhamer was recognized for this work with many awards including the JC Penney Golden Rule Award and the Brotherhood/Sisterhood Award from the Wichita Chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

There will be a welcome ceremony at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7 followed by a wake at 7 p.m. later that day, both in the Wichita Center of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, 1400 S. Sheridan in Wichita. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, also at the same location.