of Kadoka, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Joy O. Ogle was born April 1, 1917, in Brownlee, Nebraska, the daughter of Charles L. and Jessie (Vian) Ogle. She grew up on a ranch 35 miles southeast of Valentine, Nebraska, where she attended a rural school in that area. As a young girl she moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming, with her maternal grandmother, Lettie Ann Vian. While in Cheyenne, she met her future husband Thomas Parker, and they were married on October 27, 1941.
Her husband served in the US Army during WWII and after his discharge they made their home in Cheyenne. While in Cheyenne, Joy worked as a baker and cook in the Owl Inn for 32 years. Her husband Thomas Parker preceded her in death on July 8, 1969.
Joy continued to reside in Cheyenne until 1995, when she moved to Kadoka to be near her sister Winona Carson and her family. She continued to reside in Kadoka. Joy was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Kadoka.
Survivors include two daughters Barbara Harper and her husband Lonnie of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Martha Ann Tune and her husband Tommy of Mineral Wells, Texas; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; one brother Ted Ogle and of Cathedral City, California; two sisters Gertrude Case of Portland, Oregon, and Rosalie Sanks of Cheyenne; a niece Wilma Carleton and her husband Mel of Kadoka; two nephews Ron Carson and his wife Renate of Kadoka, and Oliver Carson and his wife Gayle of Wall; a sister-in-law Mille Ogle of Minnesota; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband Thomas, Joy was preceded in death by her parents; and four brothers Charles, Laurence, Frank, and Eugene Ogle; and one sister Winona Carson.
Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating.
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.
Kadoka, South Dakota
Pastor Gary McCubbin
Scott Carson - Randy Carlton
Jean Weller - Pianist
Terry Sawyer - Vocalist