Myrtle Marie “Myrt” (Cline) Oswald, 93, Russell, formerly of Luray, died Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Health Care Resort, Wichita.

She was born April 16, 1926, east of Bunker Hill to John Marion and Marie T. “Daisy” (Sechtem) Cline. She was a 1943 graduate of Bunker Hill High School, attended a year at Fort Hays State University and a year at Brown Mackie College, Salina.

She married Ralph Laverne Oswald on Feb. 16, 1947, in Salina. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband of 72 years; two sons, John Oswald and Roger Oswald, both of Wichita; two daughters, Cheryl Gibson, Pittsburg and Janis Kelley, Frontenac; a sister, Phyllis Hampl, Luray; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Luray United Methodist Church; burial in Luray City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Luray United Methodist Church in care of the mortuary.

Condolences can be sent to the mortuary.