Nolan Duane Ogleby

June 5, 1922 – Sept. 23, 2019

TOPEKA — Nolan Duane Ogleby, Allen, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Midland Hospice Care, Topeka. He was 97.

He was born June 5, 1922, at Allen, the son of Clifford Earl and Zadie Fredricka Shafer Ogleby. He lived the majority of his life in the Allen and Admire area.

He graduated from Admire High School in 1939. He proudly served in the Merchant Marines during the Battle of Normandy.

He married Virginia L. Grecian June 13, 1943. She preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 1993.

He retired from the State of Kansas road department.

He was a member of American Legion Post 389 in Allen, Masons in Emporia, Eastern Star and Royal Neighbors of America.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Craig Ogleby, Feb. 19, 2016.

He will be forever remembered by his daughter, Deana Parks and husband, Gale, Allen; a son, Carey Ogleby and wife, Shelly, Allen; a daughter-in-law, Jan Ogleby, Osage City; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, Osage City. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm, Sunday, Sept. 29, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sunflower Care Homes or Midland Hospice Care and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523.

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