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Thelma Marie Owston Eldridge
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1921
Sterling
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 2006
Nickerson
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Thelma Marie Eldridge, 84, died Oct. 27, 2006, at her home, Nickerson.

She was born Nov. 2, 1921, at Sterling, the daughter of Chancy and Rhoda Russell Owston. In 1941, she graduated from Reno County High School. A longtime resident of Nickerson, she was a homemaker. She belonged to Christian Church, Nickerson, and Myrtle Rebekah Lodge No. 28.

On Feb. 27, 1944, she married Frank W. Eldridge in Nickerson. He died April 10, 2000. Survivors include: son, Wade Eldridge (Jean), Nickerson; three daughters, Maxine Eidson (Orval) and Linda Merritt, both of Nickerson, and Juanita Buck (Larry), Ashdown, Ark; eight grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, James Wilber Eldridge; three brothers, Robert, Richard and Doyce Owston; and a sister, Avis Owston.

Funeral will be at 10 am Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary chapel, with the Rev. Sara Blodgett presiding. Ceremonial rites will be conducted by the Rebekahs. Burial will be in Wildmead Cemetery, Nickerson. Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Reno County, in care of the funeral home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Chancy Bradley Owston (1875 - 1954)
  Rhoda A. Russell Owston (1880 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Frank W Eldridge (1921 - 2000)*
 
 Children:
  James Wilbur Eldridge (1946 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Doyce B. Owston (1906 - 1989)**
  Robert Dean Owston (1915 - 2003)*
  Avis Blanche Owston (1919 - 1948)*
  Thelma Marie Owston Eldridge (1921 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Wildmead Cemetery
Nickerson
Reno County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Jan 15, 2009
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Thelma Marie <i>Owston</i> Eldridge
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Real nice lady. She was one of my neighbors
- Marsha
 Added: Nov. 2, 2012
 
 
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