Oberst, Linda (Stuckey)

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OBERST, Margaret Caroline

b. 1 Jun 1920 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma

d. 5 August 1978 - Enid, Oklahoma

From Information Received

NUSZ, MARGARET CAROLINE (OBERST) 1920-1978 - OKEENE - Margaret (Oberst) Nusz, 58, died Saturday (August 5, 1978) in an Enid hospital. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. J.W. (Arlene) Hess, Enid, and Mrs. Don (Priscilla) Warner, Mohave, Ariz.; two sons, Robert and Gregory, both of Enid; two brothers, Henry Oberst, Hennessey and Fabian Oberst, Fort Scott, Kan.; one sister, Mrs. Murrel (Cecilia) Krase, Okeene, and five grandchildren.


Services for Margaret Nusz, 58, of Enid were held Wednesday, August 9, at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Okeene. Father Joseph Kolb officiated. Bearers were LeRoy Oberst, Glenn Oberst, Don Records, Kim Krause, Dennis Biggs and Ronnie Miller. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Nusz died August 5, 1978 at Enid. She was born June 1, 1920 at Hitchcock, daughter of Joseph and Mary Heckman Oberst. Survivors include two daughters and two sons, Priscill, Mrs. Don Warner, Mohave Valley, Arizona; Arlene, Mrs. J.W. Hess, Robert Nusz and Gregory Nusz, all of Enid; two brothers, Henry Oberst, Hennessey; Fabian Oberst, Fort Scott, Kansas; one sister, Cecilia, Mrs. Murrel Krause, Okeene, and five grandchildren. Note: Nusz ancestral village is Dobrinka, Russia.


OCHS, Alvera E.

b. 2 Jul 1918 - Susank, Kansas

d. 23 Jan 2007 - Garden City, Kansas

From Information Received

Alvera E. LITZENBERGER died Jan. 23, 2007 in Garden City, Kansas.

Born July 2, 1918 in Susank, the daughter of Edward & Ida (Popp) Ochs. Married Henry LITZENBERGER. He died Feb. 3, 1988. She is survived by a son, Verle, Garden City; two daughters Evelyn Strickland, Moore, OK, and Carol Whitehurst, Garden City; three brothers Walter, Leo, and Leroy; five sisters Lenora Wartman, Edna Crase, Esther Lewis, Wilma Guy, and Barbara Petr; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


OCHS, Calista Alma

b. 3 Mar 1912 - Hoisington, Kansas

d. 12 Nov 2008 - Phoenix, Arizona

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Thursday, November 20, 2008

Calista Alma (Ochs) Moore - 1912 - 2008HOISINGTON — Calista Alma (Ochs) Moore was born on March 3, 1912, and passed away on Nov. 12 (2008). Survivors include her sister, Louise Johnson, of Marquette; two sons, James of Kansas City and Thomas of Hoisington; a daughter, Ann of Phoenix and grandchildren James Jr. of St. Paul, Kan., Jennifer of Kansas City, Stephanie of Gardner, and John Epley and Ruthie Smith of Phoenix. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley, and four brothers, Martin, Vernon, Nathan and Tillman. Private graveside services will be held in Hoisington .


OCHS, Tillman P.

b. abt 1910

d. 10 Jul 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Saturday, July 12, 2008

Ochs, Tillman P., 98, died, July 10, 2008. He is survived by his sisters, Calista Moore of Scottsdale, Arizona, Louise Johnson of Marquette, Kansas and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edlyn, his sons, Stephen and Gary, his parents, Peter L. and Lydia Ochs and his brothers, Martin, Nathan and Vernon.


OEDING, Sister Hermina

b. 7 Dec 1916

d. 27 Nov 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, November 29, 2008

GREAT BEND - Sister Hermina Oeding, 91, died Nov. 27, 2008, in the Doninican Sisters' convent infirmary, Great Bend. She was born Dec. 7, 1916, as Mary Anna Oeding, the daughter of Herman and Mary Heckenkamp Oeding. She is survived by: two brothers, Joseph and Lawrence; and two sisters, Anna Wright and Martha Rohlman.


OEDING, Sister Hermina

b. 7 Dec 1916 - Willowdale, Kansas

d. 27 Nov 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Sunday, November 30, 2008 -

Sister Hermina Oeding, 91, died Nov. 27 (2008) at the Dominican Sisters’ convent infirmary in Great Bend. Born Dec. 7, 1916, in Willowdale as Mary Anna Oeding, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Mary Heckenkamp Oeding. She celebrated 70 years of religious profession in 2004. Sister Hermina is survived by her Dominican Sisters’ Community; and two brothers and two sisters, Joseph of Kingman, Lawrence of Spivey, Anna Wright of Council Grove and Martha Rohlman of Kingman.


OFFUTT, George R.

b. 10 Oct 1918 - Bison, Kansas

d. 11 Jul 2008 - La Crosse, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, July 13, 2008

LA CROSSE - George R. Offutt, 89, died July 11, 2008. Born Oct. 10, 1918, at Bison, to Irvin Samuel and Agnes Harmon Offutt. Married Lenore I. BITTER. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Dennis and Ila, Darrell and Sharon, Don and Janet; daughters, Charlotte and LeRoy Basgall, Carla and Gary Dreher; brother, Frank Offutt; sisters, Alberta Kraus, Edith Hicks, Lucille Downs; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.


OLLENBURGER, Esther (Wiens)

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b. 9 Feb 1919 - Marion, Kansas

d. 29 May 2008 - Louisville, Colorado

From Salina Journal - Thursday, June 5, 2008

HOISINGTON -- Virginia L. Dicks, 89, died Thursday, May 29, 2008. Survived by a son, Gary Dicks; sister, Wilma Granzow; stepbrother, Dean Underhill; sister-in-law, Bonnie Johnson; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Herington. Note: Virginia Lorraine was born to Henry and Wilma Schneider Ollenberger on 9 February 1919. She married Lee Edward Dicks in 1939, in Herington, Kansas. He died September 9, 1984.


OLLENBERGER, Virginia Lorraine

b. 9 Feb 1919 - Marion, Kansas

d. 29 May 2008 - Louisville, Colorado

From Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Herington, Kansas - June 2, 2008

From Abilene Reflector Chronicle - June 3, 2008

Virginia Lorraine Dicks, 89, of Longmont, CO, died Thursday, May 29th, 2008, at Hospice Care Center in Louisville, CO. Born on February 9, 1919, in Marion, the daughter of Henry and Mildred (Schneider) Ollenberger. Graveside Services was held at 11:30am Friday, June 6th, 2008, at the Sunset Hill Cemetery, Herington. Married Lee Edward DICKS on February 26, 1939, in Herington; he preceded her in death on September 9, 1984. Also preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her son Gary Dicks (wife-Martha) of Longmont; a sister Wilma Granzow of Mesa, Arizona; a step-brother Dean Underhill of Zapata, Texas; and a sister-in-law Bonnie Johnson of Herington. She is survived by two (2) grandchildren Brent Dicks (wife-Denise) of Loveland, and Laura Mountfort of Loveland; and two (2) great-grandchildren (Marissa & Julia).


OLMSTEAD, Mary (Goertz)

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OLSON, Elwira (Martin)

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ORTMAN, Albert

b. 12 Sep 1922 - Newton, Kansas

d. 8 Nov 2008 - Moundridge, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - November 10, 2008

Albert “Bert” Ortman, 86, died Saturday (Nov. 8, 2008) in Moundridge. Born Sept. 12, 1922, in Newton to Fred and Christina Brubacher Ortman. Married Clara STAHL. She survives of Moundridge. Other survivors include his son Dale Ortman (Janet) of Moundridge; daughters, Rita Allmon (Dean) of Lincoln, Joyce Lindenberger (Kris) of Inman, and Rachel Ellis (Jim) of Pensacola, Fla.; sister, Leah Toevs of McPherson; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, Edward and Roland Ortman; and three sisters, Emma Lohrentz, Ruth Miller and Christine Ewy.


OSMAN, James Russell

b. 12 Mar 1936 - Minot, North Dakota

d. 22 Nov 2008 - Billings, Montana

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 25 Nov 2008

Early in the morning Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, James Russell Osman passed away . Born March 12, 1936, to Pearl (Keller) and LeRoy Osman in Minot, N.D. Married Merry Jane LUBENOW in Ceylon, Minn. He was an Emeritus member of the American Society of Photogrammetry, maintaining contact with many friends and professionals in his field. Jim is survived by son Timothy Osman; daughters Teresa Kennedy and fiancé Bill Baldi, Trina (Bill) White, all of Billings; son Thomas (Scarlette) Osman of Lincoln, Calif.; grandchildren Will and Jileasa White, Rebekah and Benjamin Kennedy, and Angela and Alexander Osman; brother Richard (Ila) Osman of Battle Lake, Minn.; sister Donna (Ron) Hensen of Glenburn, N.D.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families who loved him very much. Dad is also survived by former wife Merry Osman (Dr. Harlan Krein), and former son-in-law Mark Kennedy.


OSMOND, E. Lee (Krebs)

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OSMUS, Leonard Jay

b. 27 May 1927 - Okeene, Oklahoma

d. 15 May 2001 - Okeene, Oklahoma

From Enid News and Eagle - Friday May 18, 2001

OSMUS, LEONARD JAY 1927-2001 - OKEENE - Leonard Jay Osmus was born May 27, 1927, at Okeene to Conrad and Elsie Nusz Osmus and died Tuesday, May 15, 2001. He attended Spring Valley Grade School and graduated Okeene High School in 1945. Married Lena NUSZ. Surviving are his wife, Lena of the home; one son, Mark Osmus of Memphis, Tennessee; one sister, Dorothy Laubach of Okeene; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers. Leonard Jay Osmus was known by the nickname "BOMBER Note: Lena Nusz ancesteral village is Dobrinka, Russia.


OSTERMILLER, Lori Anne (Ward)

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OSTRUM, Juanita (Trent)

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OUTHIER, Everett

b. 15 Nov 1920 - Homestead, Oklahoma

d. 27 May 1981 - Enid, Oklahoma

From Watonga Republican - Thursday, June 4, 1981

IN MEMORY OF EVERETT "RED" OUTHIER 1920-1981 - Everett "Red" Outhier, 60, died early Wednesday, May 27th, 1981 in Enid, Oklahoma. Born November 15th, 1920 at Homestead. Married Dorma Lee IRION. Survivors include his wife, Dorma Lee; two sons: Jimmy Dwight and Ricky Ray, both of Okeene; three brothers: Glen Harold Outhier of Edmond, Oklahoma; George Outhier of Wichita, Kansas; and Billie Dean Outhier of Lake Charles, Louisiana; one sister: Mary Frances Wallace of Lake Charles, Louisiana; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.



b. 7 Aug 1937

d. 16 Jun 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchison (Kan) News - Thursday - June 19, 2008

Mary E. Bitter, 70, died June 16, 2008, at Hutchinson. She was born Aug. 7, 1937. Married James C. BITTER. He died in 1981. Survivors include: a son, Randy, Hutchinson; a daughter, Barbara Bitter, Hutchinson; a brother, John Overholster, Logansport, Ind.; a sister, Wilma Lictenberger, Wren, Ohio; twin granddaughters, Ashli and Carrie Bitter; and numerous stepbrothers and stepsisters. She was preceded in death by her parents.