Emogene Nieman

Emogene Nieman

Emogene Nieman, 95, of Edmond, OK died on July 25, 2020 in Oklahoma City, OK. Emogene was born to James Homer Sharpe and Avis Eunice Jenkins on July 22, 1925 in Council Grove, Kansas. She attended Kansas State University. She was a member of PEO sisterhood and Pi Beta Phi. Emogene also cofounded the Edmond Pi Beta Phi Alumni in the 1960’s and received an Emma Harper Award.

Gene Colby

Wilmer Eugene “Gene” Colby, 91, passed away September 15, 2020 in St. Augustine, Florida where he had been living with his daughter and son-in-law since June.

Ben Sherwood

Ben Sherwood, 85, Council Grove, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Diversicare of Council Grove.

Arrangements are pending with Sawyer Funeral Home.


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