Shirley (Ogle) Bronson, 79, Lyndon: Feb. 23, 1936 – Dec. 11, 2015 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Shirley (Ogle) Bronson, 79, Lyndon: Feb. 23, 1936 – Dec. 11, 2015

LYNDON – Shirley (Ogle) Bronson, 79, passed away on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kan. She was born on Feb. 23, 1936, in Osage County, Kansas, the daughter of Lewis and Merle Myrick Ogle.

Shirley had lived in the Michigan Valley, Vassar and Lyndon communities all of her life.  She graduated from Lyndon High School in 1954. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, and an Avon representative.

On March 6, 1955, Shirley was married to Jack Bronson, in Lyndon. To this union five children were born.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, on Feb, 10, 2010; her parents; brother Ben Ogle; and sister Irene Tucker.

She is survived by three sons, Michael (Pam) Bronson, of Lyndon, Kelly (Christina) Bronson, Vassar, and Jeff (Glenda) Bronson, Lyndon; two daughters, Cathy (David) Wilson, Lyndon, and Robin Hull, Carbondale; sister, Lois English, Topeka; 16 grandchildren, Heath (Melissa) Brecheisen, Blake (Jody) Wilson, Hannah Wilson, Travis (Ashley) Plantz, Erica Williams (Robert), Jackie Lira (TJ), Rebecca Bronson, Katie Bronson (Michael), Philip Lira (Becky), Lucas (Glenna) Bronson, Tanner Lira, John Michael Hull, Nicolas Hull, Kelsey Bronson, Ashley Bronson and Rachel Bronson (Trynt); and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the Mt. Pleasant Community Church, southeast of Lyndon. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, in the old sanctuary at the church. Burial will be in the Vassar Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shirley Bronson Memorial Fund, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Avenue, Lyndon, KS 66451. Online condolences may be left at

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