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Ann Geckles

KSCB News - January 27, 2011 12:00 am

Ann Geckles, 89, Liberal, KS, died Tuesday, January 25, 2011
at Larned Health Care Center, Larned, KS.

She was born September 27, 1921 at Bison, KS, the daughter of
George & Matilda M. Seuser Wagner.

She graduated high school at Bison, KS in 1940 as salutatorian of her class. During World war II, she taught grade school in Miami County, KS for several years. She moved to Liberal and operated the Liberal Taxi and later was an officer at the west Port of Entry many years.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, UMW,
Rebekah Lodge and served in all of the offices. She was an
excellent cook and baker.

On July 20, 1940, she married Clinton Geckles at Greensburg, KS,
he died June 16, 1985.

She is survived by one sister, Marjorie Niewald, Larned, KS; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Friday at Miller Chapel

Interment will be in the Liberal Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Miller Mortuary 9 A.M. until service time
Friday.

The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist
Church in care of the mortuary.