Laura Ruth Feltner, 84, Osage City: May 1, 1931 – July 29, 2015

OSAGE CITY – Laura Ruth Feltner, 84, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Topeka, Kansas. She was born on May 1, 1931, in Clements, Kan., the daughter of Carl and Kleoria Kohlman Reese.

Ruth had lived most of her life in the Osage City community.

Ruth helped her husband on the farm and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Osage City, Presbyterian Women, Order of the Eastern Star Miriam Chapter 14, Osage City American Legion Auxiliary, ECAT and Jersey Creek Club.

On Jan. 18, 1951, Ruth was married to Charles Feltner in Emporia. She was preceded in death by Charles on Nov. 7, 1999.

Ruth is survived by her son, Alva Feltner, of Osage City; two daughters, Joyce Feltner, Turpin, Okla., and Barbara Feltner Muset, Lawrence; two brothers, Richard Reese, Topeka, and Ralph Reese, Paola; two sisters, Mary Ann Naylor, Topeka, and Vivian Catterson, Buffalo; and seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Osage City First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Osage City Cemetery. The family will receive friends 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, in Lyndon.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 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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