Obituaries

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Marion Edward Lobaugh

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Marion Edward Lobaugh departed this life on December 30, 2020 at the age of 82. Merlene Lobaugh, his wife of 63 years, followed close behind two days later on January 1, 2021. She was 81 years old. The couple resided in Ponca City, Oklahoma and were inseparable to the end.
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Janet Ruth Sindelar

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Janet Ruth Sindelar, 69, of Ponca City, Ok, passed away on December 31, 2020. Janet was born to parents Arley and Zella DeArmon, on December 17, 1951 in Ponca City, OK. Janet graduated from Ponca City High School in 1969. She then worked for numerous companies and organizations in various locations in the midwestern US.
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Billy Leroy Bray

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Billy Leroy Bray was born in Anthony, KS on February 5, 1941, to Dorothy Louise Miller Bray and Jesse Lee Bray, and went to be with his heavenly father on January 12, 2021, at the age of 79. He was the third of four children, and was raised in Wakita, OK. His family had lived in Wakita for generations; two of his great grandfathers participated in the Cherokee Strip land run of 1893. He graduated high school in 1959, and attended barber college in OKC, and NOC in Tonkawa. Bill met his sweetheart Patsy Homan in Fairfax, OK in February of 1962, and they were married ‪on May 19‬ of that same year. They raised two daughters, Becky and Robin.
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Ida Kathryn Hartley

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In this garden of life we’ve unfortunately lost the oldest and most bountiful branch of our family tree. She was weathered and losing her strength slowly over time, but never failed to provide or support others. She was firm in her will and never wavered in her position.
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Teresa Anne Riedinger

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Teresa Anne Riedinger, 59, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, and teacher left this world and entered God’s Kingdom on January 10, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Helmut Riedinger, Andover, KS; her son, Benjamin Clark, Wilmington, NC; her step-sons, Helmut Riedinger, Rosenberg, TX and Derek Riedinger, Ponca City, OK; her parents, Alven and Rosanne Nunley, Muskogee OK; and her sisters, Sandra Reynolds, Starkville, MS and Kim Summers, Ballwin, MO.
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Ross Lynn Scott

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Ross Lynn Scott, 85, of Newkirk, passed away January 11, 2021. Lynn was born in Arkansas City, Kansas on October 12, 1935 to Robert Wendell and Ida Mae (Gibbs) Scott. He attended OK Rural School, then graduated from Newkirk High School in 1953. He went on to graduate from Arkansas City Junior College in 1955 and Oklahoma State University in 1958 with a degree in Agriculture/Dairy.
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Debra Yvonne Blan

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Debra Yvonne Blan, 61, of Ponca City, left this life on January 7, 2021, in Edmond, OK. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, January 18, 2021, at Northeast Baptist Church, 2200 N. Pecan Rd in Ponca City. Face masks are encouraged. For those that may not be able to attend in-person, the service will be livestreamed through www.nebcponca.com , Northeast Baptist Church Facebook page, or NEBC Ponca LIVE on YouTube.