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Dorothea G. Sharkey Ascue
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1921
Pond Creek
Grant County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 18, 2012
Kay County
Oklahoma, USA

Dorothea G. Ascue, resident of Lamont and former resident of Ponca City, died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Hillcrest Manor Nursing Center in Blackwell. She was 90.

Dorothea was born Aug. 26, 1921, in Pond Creek, the daughter of George L. and Lillis Esther Howland Sharkey.

A graveside memorial service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, in Pond Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Funeral Home of Tonkawa.

Dorothea grew up in Pond Creek, graduating from Pond Creek High School.

She married Merle Wesley Ascue on Feb. 23, 1941, in Wichita, Kan., and they celebrated 61 years of marriage.

Survivors include her husband, Merle of the home; son, Steve Ascue of Lamont; daughter, Saundra Sue Bates of Rockledge, Fla.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Kenneth Sharkey; and sister, Darlene McAdams.

Memorials may be made to charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Dorothea G. Ascue, of Lamont, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at Hillcrest Manor Nursing Center, Blackwell. She was 90. Services are pending with Anderson Funeral Home, Tonkawa.

Family links: 
  George Lewis Sharkey (1890 - 1973)
  Lillis Esther Howland Sharkey (1896 - 1977)
  Merle Wesley Ascue (1917 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Pond Creek Cemetery
Pond Creek
Grant County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Abby Normal
Record added: May 20, 2012
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Dorothea G. <i>Sharkey</i> Ascue
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