Mabel M. Ostrom
Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home
Mabel M. Ostrom, age 94, died Wed., Aug. 20, 2014 at Presbyterian Manor, Salina. She was born on June 22, 1920 in Concordia, KS to Carl W. & Edith E. (Olson) Johnson.
She attended Concordia schools and graduated from Concordia High School in 1939. She attended Ottawa University for one year.
Mabel married Stanley C. Ostrom on August 29, 1947 at The Baptist Church in Concordia. They farmed northeast of Concordia until they retired in 1993 and moved to town.
Mabel was employed at Concordia Creamery/Fairmont Foods/Roberts Dairy for about 25 years. Most of that time was spent doing office work.
When she was eleven Mabel gave her heart to the Lord Jesus Christ and was baptized. Throughout her life she was very active in The Baptist Church. She served as a deaconess and on several boards and committees including education, memorial and American Baptist Women. Mabel also was a youth sponsor and taught childrens Sunday School classes for nearly 50 years.
Mabel enjoyed her years as a resident of Sunset Home for the past five years.
Mabel was preceded in death by her son Dennis in 1991 and her husband Stanley in 2009. She was also preceded by her parents; brothers Paul Johnson & wife Faith & Carl Johnson, Jr. & wife Therese; sister in law Dora Hayden & husband Todd & brother in law Warren Ostrom.
She is survived by -
Daughter: Janice Ostrom
Daughter-in-law: Patrica Ostrom, Salina
Grandson: Joseph Ostrom, Pratt
Sister: Pearl Ganstrom and husband Gene, Concordia
Brother: Earl Johnson and wife Goldie, Junction City
Sister-in-law: Dorothy Ostrom, Concordia
Mabel and Stanley have many nieces and nephews and their families that survive them.
Memorial services will be held at 11 AM, Mon., Aug. 25, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home with Rev. David Fabarez officiating.
Family burial will be at Gotland Cemetery prior to the service.
Visitation will be from 1-8 pm with family greeting friends from 6-7:30 pm, Sun. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to The Baptist Church, Sunset Home, or Talking Books in care of the funeral home.
For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com