Obituary of Roxine Poznich

Roxine Poznich, age 73, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at her home.

She was born in San Angelo, TX, the daughter of Paul Hufstedler and Ruby Allison. Ruby later married Bob Roe, who raised Roxine as his own daughter.

Roxine married Johnie Poznich in 1998 in Weir, KS. He preceded her in death in 2008.

Roxine worked for Mercy Hospital in Ft. Scott from 1991 until 2018.

She also owned and operated Books & Grannies bookstore.

She was an avid gardener, both flower and vegetable. She also enjoyed square dancing.

Roxine was an exceedingly kind person who embraced many people in her life.

Survivors include 3 sons, David Everett, Dwayne Everett, and John Needham; 2 daughters, Fara Simons and Sarah Tharrett; 13 grandchildren, Isaac, Brynn, Ellen, Taryn, Wesley, Morgan, Isabella, Truman, Carson, Allison, Eva, Ben, and Adam; 6 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews including a nephew Seth and his wife Denise who cared for Roxine; and many friends and customers from the bookstore.

 In addition to her husband Johnie, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Johnny, a sister Brenda; and a dear friend Marilyn Pyne.

There was cremation.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 PM Saturday evening November 7th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to The Beacon and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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