November 18, 2021
Veronica Marihugh was born on May 28, 1934, in Bekescaba, Hungary, the daughter of Josef and Theresia (Brandt) Geisel. As a young girl, Veronica and her family were forced to flee from their home by the Russian military, and the family immigrated to the United States, settling in Ponca City, Okla. Veronica attended school in Ponca City, graduating from high school in 1954.
She was united in marriage to Edgar C. Marihugh at the Christian Church in Ponca City on Jan. 15, 1955. To this union of more than 66 years, three children were born, Linda Kay, James Allen and Kenneth Lee.