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Dolf Jesse Jennings

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Dolf Jesse Jennings

OBERLIN -- Dolf Jesse Jennings, 95, died Monday (Oct. 1, 2001) at the Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin.

He was born Oct. 19, 1905, at Nampa, Idaho, to John and Mary (Buek) Jennings. He was raised in Burlingame, Kan., and Lyndon, Kan., and attended public schools in both towns. He attended Ottawa University, Kansas State University and Montana State University.

On April 7, 1934, he married Mildred Kelleher. He was a teacher and a farmer. They lived in Peterson, Wellington, Manhattan, Burlingame, Quenemo, Cimmaron, Meade and Oberlin, all in Kansas, and Missoula and Helena, Mont.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Mildred.

Survivors include two daughters, Arlene Virginia Jennings of New York, N.Y., and Margaret Ann "Peggy" Stessel of Delaware, Ohio.

Services will be Thursday, 2 p.m., at the Oberlin Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Hasty officiating. Interment will be at the Oberlin Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Landmark Inn in Oberlin following the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his name to the Nature Conservancy.

Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.