Funeral services for Owen Lesan were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the Rhoades Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. W. Harold Smith, pastor of the local Church of Christ. Mr. Lesan died Wednesday, April 21, at his home in Chanute, KS., at the age of 84 years. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in Chanute, being conducted by the Rev. L.C. Swan, former pastor of the Mount Ayr Church of Christ. The body was accompanied to Mount Ayr by his wife, Mrs. Josephine Lesan, his son, Chief Petty Officer Sig Lesan, of Jacksonville, FL. and a granddaughter, Mrs. Vern Thurman of Louisville, NE.
Mr. Lesan was a former resident of Ringgold County, having left here about twenty years ago at which time he located in Chanute. He will be kindly remembered by the older residents of Mount Ayr and the county.
Interment was made in Rose Hill Cemetery.