May 28, 2020
Marcella Joy (Matousek) Ost, 92, was born July 16, 1927, on the family farm near Esbon, Kan., to John and Hattie (Hajny) Matousek. She died Friday, May 22, 2020, at Hilltop Lodge Nursing Home at Beloit.
Marcella grew up on the family farm and graduated from Mankato High School and Brown Mackie College in Salina, Kan. On Aug. 3, 1947, she married Arden Ost at her parents’ home near Esbon. Marcella worked alongside Arden on the family farm, O.D.O., Inc., and Ost Cattle Company with their children and their spouses.
Marcella was a member of the United Methodist Church in Burr Oak and a li...