Owen "Sam" Oxley (1900-1981)
OXLEY, TILLOTSON, AMENSON, BARNETT, BANKS, FRY, DOBSON, BREER, WEATHERMAN
Posted By: Dorian Myhre (email)
Date: 11/21/2020 at 12:23:43
From Nevada Evening Journal November 23, 1981 (page 2)
Owen (Sam) Oxley, 81, of Nevada, died Saturday, November 21, 1981 at Story County Hospital.
He was born Aug. 31, 1900 in Story County, Iowa, the son of Lemuel and Elva Hoskins Oxley. On Oct. 5, 1926, he married Marjorie Tillotson in Nevada.
Mr. Oxley was a carpenter and worked for the ISU power plant, retiring in 1965.
He is survived by two sons, Howard of Nevada and Donald of Rhodes; seven daughters, Kathryn Amenson of Roland; Wanda Barnett of Phoenix, Ariz., Joan Banks of McCallsburg; Maxine Fry of Colo, Janice Dobson of Nevada, Pauline Breer of Fernald, and Nancy Weatherman of Cambridge; a brother, Orville Oxley of Tucson, Ariz., 34 grandchildren; and 38 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie, In Nov. 1980; his parents; a son, Owen; a brother, Delbert; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. at the Ryan Funeral Home, Nevada, with Dr. William Bass officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memory Gardens, Nevada.
Friends may call at the Ryan Funeral Home, Nevada.
Story Obituaries maintained by Mark Christian.
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