January 14, 2021
Veda Lucille Swank Post was born June 20, 1918, at the family country home, six miles south of Gaylord, Kan., in Osborne County. She was the eighth child and youngest daughter of E.C. (Ted) and Nellie Atkinson Swank, and the last surviving member of that family of four daughters and five sons. She died Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at the age of 102.
She attended Hackberry Country Elementary School and graduated from
Harlan High School in 1936. Lucille graduated Salina Beauty Academy on
July 8, 1957. She was united in marriage to William (Bill) Post in 1941. They enjoyed one year together befo...