Ethel Ozmun


December 31, 2020

Ethel Lucile “Butts” Ozmun, age 100, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at Hilltop Lodge Nursing Home, Beloit. Lucile was born on Nov. 16, 1920, in Jewell County, to Reuben and Mary (Hoffer) Butts.

Lucile was a graduate of Jewell High School.

On Jan. 25, 1941, she married Stanley Ozmun. To this union four children were born, Gail, Iris, Ralph and Carole. Stanley preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1993.

Lucile was a homemaker and a loving mother and wife.

She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, and VFW Women’s Auxiliary. Lucile taught Sunday school for many years.

She enjoyed making pictures from kits that used embroidery thread. She also enjoyed sewing and making herself clothing as well as for her children.

Lucile is survived by her son, Ralph Ozmun (Lula), Dandridge, Tenn .; son-in-law, Ken Thompson, Broken Arrow, Okla .; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Mary; husband, Stanley; a son, Gail Ozmun; two daughters, Iris Ozmun and Carole Thompson.

Visitation was held Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 from 9 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at the Melby Mortuary. Pastor Dan Daniels officiated.

Burial followed in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Mankato.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Trinity United Methodist Church, Jewell, Kan., in care of the Melby Mortuary, P.O. Box 384, Mankato, Kan. 66956.

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