George Laverne Noll

George Laverne Noll, 93, died Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Ellsworth County Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 22, 1926, six miles S.W. of Ransom to Leonard and Eva (Daniels) Noll. He attended Colorado State College in Fort Collins for 2 years of Forestry. Then he transferred to the University of Kansas where he received his degree in Geology.

He married Mary Anna Leone on Oct. 13, 1951. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served four years. He worked for different oil companies in Oklahoma.

Survivors include his wife, Ransom; four sons, George Eric, Greensburg, Byron Eugene, Carmel, Ind., Kevin Wayne, Jetmore, and Jon Kip, Ness City; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

A private family graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Ransom Cemetery, led by Achile Bourquin.

Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.

Memorials are suggested to Angel Fund at Heartland Veterinary Clinic in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on September 19, 2020