Mary Ann (Holste) Oelke, 90, Hoxie, died Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born June 28, 1929, in rural Rawlins County, to Herman and Mary (Hoffbauer) Holste.

She married Paul Oelke on Feb. 24, 1952, in Ludell. She was a secretary at Immanuel Lutheran Church for more than 30 years.

Survivors include her husband, Hoxie; two sons, Donald Oelke, Hoxie and Robert Oelke, Michigan; a daughter, Janet Meitl, Dresden; two brothers, Herb Holste, Atwood and Robert Holste, Florida; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Duane Oelke.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church; burial in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Sheridan County.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

Memorials are suggested to The Lutheran Hour or Sheridan County Benefit Walk in care of the funeral home.

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