Florence Marian Stout, 95, Lyndon: Nov. 29, 1919 – March 19, 2015

LYNDON – Florence Marian Stout, 95, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at her home in Lyndon. She was born on Nov. 29, 1919 in Edgerton, Kan., the daughter of L.A. and Jettie Engel Green.

Florence graduated from Park College in Parkville, Mo., where she met her future husband, Niles Stout. Florence and Niles were married on May 27, 1942, in Tullahoma, Tenn., where Niles was stationed in the Army.

She taught a variety of high school subjects in Elmdale, Carbondale, Reading and Williamsburg, Kan. Florence was a member of the Lyndon United Methodist Church. She was a Brownie leader, a 4-H project leader, a Lyndon Carnegie Library Friend and was active in the Osage County Historical Society and the American Cancer Society.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Niles; her sister, Mary Davis; two sons-in-law, Nick Dawson and Kirk Wolford; and daughter-in-law, Elsie Stout.

Florence is survived by four sons, Bill (Ellen) Stout, of San Jose, Calif, John Stout, Lyndon, David (Olga) Stout, Wichita, and Jim (Deborah) Stout, Topeka; four daughters, Mary Ann Dawson, Lyndon, Patricia (Jim) Flood, Lakewood, Colo., Carol (Bob) Culbertson, New Strawn, and Janet Stout, Lyndon; two sisters, Ruth Saffell, Garden City, and Virginia Higgins, Hutchinson; 19 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 27, at the Lyndon United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Lyndon Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Feltner Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lyndon United Methodist Church or Lyndon Carnegie Library, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Online condolences may be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

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