October 27, 2022
Wilma I. Mikesell, the daughter of Orval Barleen and Charlotte Lottie (Jackson) Barleen, was born July 17, 1932, in Concordia, Kan. She died October 16, 2022, at Republic County Hospital and the age of 90 years, 2 months and 29 days.
Wilma grew up and attended a rural school, District 81 north of Concordia, and then graduated from Concordia High School in 1950. During her senior year, she began working for an abstract office in Concordia, continuing to work there until her marriage.
On Oct. 10, 1954, she was united in marriage to Kenneth A. Mikesell. To this union Jaydee, Kay and Gregor...