Nolan Duane Ogleby, 97, Allen: June 5, 1922 – Sept. 23, 2019

ALLEN, Kan. – Nolan Duane Ogleby, 97, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Midland Hospice Care, Topeka, Kan. He was born June 5, 1922, in Allen, Kan., the son of Clifford Earl and Zadie Fredricka (Shafer) Ogleby.

Duane lived the majority of his life in the Allen and Admire, Kan., area. He graduated from Admire High School in 1939. Duane proudly served in the Merchant Marines during the Battle of Normandy. He retired from the State of Kansas Road Department. He was a member of American Legion Post 389, in Allen, the Masons, in Emporia, Kan., and the Eastern Star and Royal Neighbors of America.

He was joined in marriage to Virginia L. Grecian, on June 13, 1943, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 1993. He was also preceded in death by a son, Craig, on Feb. 19, 2016.

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

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, Osage City. Family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the funeral home.

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. Condolences can be left at vanarsdalefs.com.

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