December 2019

Joe Jelinek

Joe Fred Jelinek was born October 1, 1929 on the Bluff City farm.  He was the youngest of 6 children.  Joe passed away on Christmas day at the Patterson Health Center at the age of 90 years, 2 month and 24 days.

The Marine Corp was his calling and he served in the Korean War.  He was discharged with honor in 1954 as a corporal.

While serving overseas, Joe married the love of his life Peggy Jean Jones on June 7, 1952.  They were blessed with 2 children, Marilyn and Richard.

Ora L. "Penny" Fisher

February 19, 1927 ~ December 17, 2019

Ora Loeva Fisher was born in Oilton, Oklahoma February 19, 1927 to Elmer and Juanita (Mills) Harmon.  She grew up on a farm in Oilton, Oklahoma and graduated from Central High School, Tulsa Oklahoma in 1945.

Ora loved horses, bowling, bingo and was a great fan of the Diamond Backs and St. Louis Cardinals.  She was also a “Rainbow Girl” which was associated with the Eastern Star and Masonic organizations.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oilton, Oklahoma.

Georgia Neal

August 7, 1937 ~ December 6, 2019

Georgia (Tomasek) Neal, age 82, of Caldwell, Kansas, died Friday, December 6, 2019 at Wellington Health and Rehab Center in Wellington, Kansas. Georgia was born August 7, 1937 in Anthony, Kansas, the daughter of George and Velma Tomasek.

Georgia graduated from Caldwell High School in Caldwell, Kansas. She married Bill Neal Jr. April 26, 1957 in Caldwell, Kansas. Georgia was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church where she served as the worship leader for many years.