Trey August Fort, 27, Osage City: Feb. 24, 1994 – Feb. 8, 2022 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Trey August Fort, 27, Osage City: Feb. 24, 1994 – Feb. 8, 2022

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Trey August Fort, 27, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, at his home in Osage City, Kan. He was born Feb. 24, 1994, in Emporia, Kan., the son of Dennis Ray and Peggy (Teichgraeber) Fort.

He graduated from Osage City High School in 2012, and attended Emporia State University.
Trey attended Osage City schools and was proud to be an Osage City Indian. He was a standout athlete participating in football, basketball and baseball. He was 1st Team All State Class 3A linebacker and a 1st Team All-League basketball player. At Emporia State University he participated on the ESU football team. After his playing days, Trey enjoyed supporting the Osage City Indian athletes.

Trey loved fishing, corn hole, and the lake, and always up for a good time with family and friends. Trey was always willing to help anyone and give a helping hand as he volunteered at Harvesters and ECKAN. He never knew a stranger and greeted you with a friendly smile.
Trey will be forever remembered by his parents, Dennis and Peggy Fort, Osage City; a sister, Paige (Ethan) Michael, Vassar, Kan.; two brothers, Duncan Fort, Emporia, and Gunnar Fort, Osage City; maternal grandmother, MaryAnn (Sam) Kraft, Emporia; a nephew, Leon Michael; two nieces, Adaline and Olivia Michael; and step-maternal grandmother, Jeannie Teichgraeber.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harvey and Fern Fort; maternal Grandpa Jerry Teichgraeber; and a cousin, Donna Manchester.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at the First Presbyterian Church, Osage City. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at the First Presbyterian Church.

Memorial contributions can be made to Trey A. Fort Memorial Fund, to be designated for purchase of gymnasium chairs, or OCHS scholarship fund, and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences can be left at

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