Oma Jean (Neal) Westeman


Oma Jean (Neal) Westeman

Oma Jean (Neal) Westeman

SYRACUSE — Oma Jean (Neal) Westeman, 75, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born Sept. 23, 1938, at Granada, Colo., to James Wesley Neal and Florene Faith (Strain) Neal.

She married Arthur L. Westeman on Feb. 4, 1958 in Holly, Colo.

In addition to farming, she was treasurer of Bear Creek Township.

Survivors include two sons, Boyd Westeman and Ed Westeman, both of Syracuse; a daughter, Brenda Westeman of Syracuse; two brothers, Ted Neal of Hickok, and Ray Neal of Ulysses; a sister, Nancy Westeman of Wichita; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson, Levi Westeman; a sister, Edna Mae Hixon; and a brother, James W. Neal.

Services are 10 a.m. (MST) Tuesday at the Southern Baptist Church, Syracuse. Burial will be 1:30 p.m. (MST) in the Hatton/Bear Creek Cemetery, Syracuse.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be payable to Hatton/Bear Creek Cemetery in care of Fellers Funeral Home and Monuments, Syracuse.

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