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Thelma M Gilliland Houck

Female 1909 - 1998  (89 years)


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  • Name Thelma M Gilliland Houck 
    Born 21 Apr 1909  Fairview, Brown County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 May 1998  Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Delia Cemetery, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4051  Rossville
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2019 

    Father Albert Gilliland 
    Mother Hattie Conger Gilliland 
    Family ID F3522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ross J Houck,   b. 2 Sep 1892, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1969, Emmett, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1929 
    Children 
    +1. Lindsay Houck
     2. Lorraine Houck Schlegel
     3. Lanny Houck
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2017 11:18:45 
    Family ID F3421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Delia Cemetery, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Houck, Thelma 1
    Obituary- Houck, Thelma 1
    Thelma M. Houck
    DELIA Thelma M. Houck, 89, Delia, died Friday, May 22, 1998, at an Onaga hospital.

    Mrs. Houck and her husband farmed until his death.

    She was born on April 21, 1909, at Fairview, the daughter of Albert and Hattie Conger Gilliland. She had lived in the Delia community for many years.

    She was a member of the Emmett United Methodist Church.

    She married Ross J. Houck on June 20, 1929. He died on January 6, 1969.

    Survivors include two sons, Lindsay Houck, Delia, and Lanny Houck, Brighton, Colo.; a daughter, Lorraine Schlegel, Onaga; three brothers, Harvey Gilliland, Effingham, Everett Gilliland, Landcaster, and Edwin Gilliland, Atchison; 10 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren.

    Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial will be in the Delia Cemetery, She will lie in state from 2 until 7:30 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.
    Obituary- Houck, Thelma 2
    Obituary- Houck, Thelma 2
    Thelma M. Houck
    Thelma M. Houck, Delia, died Friday, May 22, 1998, at Community Hospital, Onaga.

    She was born April 21, 1909 in Fairview, the daughter of Albert and Hattie Conger Gilliland.

    She had lived in the Delia community for many years. She and her husband had farmed until his death. Thelma was a member of the Emmett United Methodist Church, where she was active and made rugs and quilts for the annual church bazaar.

    On June 20, 1929, she was married to Ross J. Houck. He died January 6, 1969.

    Surviving her are two sons, Lindsay Houck, Delia, and Lanny Houck, Brighton, Colo.; one daughter, Lorraine Schlegel, Onaga; three brothers, Harvey Gilliland, Effingham, Everett Gilliland, Lancaster, and Edwin Gilliland, Atchison; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

    Her funeral was at 10 a.m. Monday, at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home. Burial was in the Delia Cemetery.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Emmett United Methodist Church and sent in care of the funeral home.