31 Jul 1916 - 18 Aug 2004
© Northwest Oklahoman & Ellis County News
26 Aug 2004 Page 2
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Funeral Services for Elmer Oblander, age 88, of Chichasha was held at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 21, 2004, at the Epworth United Methodist Church, Chickasha, Rev. Don Horton officiated and Rev Kim Domnick assisted
Elmer was born July 31, 1916 at Shattuck to Karl and Lillie (Baker) Oblander. He went to be with the Lord and Savior on August 18, 2004.
Elmer grew up and attended school in Shattuck where he farmed, operated the Conoco Station, and had his own propane business. In 1976, he sold his business and moved to Bethany, later working for Kerr-McGee. In 1977, He was united in marriage to Ruby Kelln in Youkon, where they made their home for twenty years. They later moved to Chichasha to be near their family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leon Oblander: and a daughter, Augusta Leah. Those left to mourn his passing are: wife, Ruby Oblander of the home, daughter, Harriett Wahler and husband, Robert of Ft. Worth, son, Harry Kelln and wife, Shelba of Chickasha, grandchildren, Kristi Wahler, Cheri Kelln, Heather Weber and Husband, Ashley, all of Dallas, Pfc Nicholas Kelln of Fort Gordon, Goergia, brothers, Leroy Oblander of Enid, Robert Oblander, Harry Erick both of Shattuck, Aunt Lillie Holladay of New Plymouth, Idaho, and many nieces and nephews.
Interment was in the Shattuck Memorial Cemetery ad 3:30 pm. Services were under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.
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