Sarah Oplinger

Female 1902 - 1999  (96 years)


Oplinger, Sarah

The Newton Kansan

Sarah Oplinger

Sarah Oplinger, 96, of Friendly Acres Retirement Community, died Monday (Jan. 25, 1999) at the retirement community. She was born June 12, 1902, near Jamestown to Charles H. and Margaret Spicer Trussell. She married Ray W. Oplinger Sept. 24, 1939. He preceded her in death July 3, 1988. She was a graduate of Emporia State Teacher's College, teaching several years in Jewell and Cloud counties. She also farmed with her husband and assisted her husband in his work as a park superintendent. She and her husband had lived at Friendly Acres in 1967. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Newton. Survivors include a sister, Eva Thompson of St. Petersburg, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five brothers, Harry, Raymond, Ralph, Willis and a brother who died in infancy. Services were earlier this week at the Salem United Methodist Church in Jewell. Burial was in Jewell Cemetery. Memorials were to the Salem United Methodist Churches in Jewell or Newton, and the Friendly Acres Retirement Community.  

Owner of originalHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date20 Mar 2014
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