Verna Leona Disque, 90, Claflin, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. She was born Aug. 20, 1928, in Claflin to George and Leeda (Lyons) Ehly.

She was a 1946 graduate of Claflin High School and pursued higher education at Brown-Mackie Business College, Salina.

She married Charles Disque on Sept. 30, 1951, in Claflin. She was employed at T.B. Kelly and Conner Law Firm, Great Bend, and farmed with her husband in the Claflin and Bushton area.

She was a member of Claflin United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Barton County Historical Society.

She enjoyed traveling the United States and Canada with various travel groups and cherished her time with family.

Survivors include her husband of 68 blessed years; two daughters, Janet Sellens and husband, David, Olathe, and Corrine Clark and husband, Jim, Hays; two grandchildren, Jaclyn and Derek; and a great-granddaughter, Dhara.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Claflin United Methodist Church, Claflin; burial in Claflin Cemetery.

Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Thursday with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington.

Memorials are suggested to Claflin United Methodist Church or Claflin Ambulance Service, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to www.nicholsonrickefh.net.