Duane D. Osmus, 84, of Oklahoma City, passed on Monday, October 26, 1920. He was born on September 21, 1936, fifteen minutes before his twin sister, Doraine Donna, was born. They were born to Adam and Louise (Schlotthauer) Osmus on the family farm southwest of Okeene, OK. They were baptized in St. John’s Evangelical Church in Okeene at a young age and were confirmed in Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Watonga, OK in 1950.
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Sarah Neva Winter, 69, passed from this life on Saturday, October 17, 2020 in Oklahoma City. She was born on January 17, 1951 in Spokane, Washington and was then adopted by Toby and Neva Cuff. Sarah and Rickie Winter were married January 13, 1986 in Watonga and lived in the Homestead-Okeene area.
Victor Koehn passed away Wednesday September 23, 2020 at the age of 81.
Scott Bradley Pollman, long time Perry area resident, 65, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 12, 2020. He was born May 17, 1955 in Okeene, Oklahoma and was the son of John Pollman and Maebelle (Outhier) Pollman.
Jane Felder Nusz was born on November 3, 1951 in Okeene, OK. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and Okeene Public Schools, graduating from Okeene High School in 1969. She went on to Oklahoma State University where she graduated with a degree in education in 1973. Jane taught in Geary Public Schools from 1974-1992. She then took a year to focus on her family before teaching at Oklahoma State University from 1993 – 1996. She returned to Okeene High School teaching Family and Consumer Sciences from 1996 to 2020. Jane was passionate about education and throughout her 40 years in education, she loved her students like her own children. Jane’s dedication to education extended well beyond the classroom, she was a role model and “second mom” to her students in school, those she reached through her role as a religious education teacher and to so many friends of her children. Jane received a number of awards and recognitions throughout her career. Most recently, she was named the 2019 Archbishop Paul S. Coakley Religious Educator of the Year.