SATANTA — Deanna Sue Niles, 74, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at the Satanta District Hospital.

She was born Dec. 6, 1943, in Beaver, Okla., to Ruby Louella (Welch) and Karl Edwin Niles.

Raised on the family farm near Richfield, Deanna graduated from Rolla High School in 1962. She moved to Satanta, where she opened a beauty shop downtown and worked as a beautician for nearly 50 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Amber Lynn Fisher of Phoenix; husband, Burt, of Sublette; a sister, Janet Anderson of Richfield; brothers, Kent Niles of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Robert Niles of Arkansas City.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation was entrusted to Weeks Family Funeral Home and Crematory.

A Memorial Service will be 10:30 am Saturday at the Satanta United Methodist Church. A committal service will follow at 2 pm at the Richfield Cemetery. A reception following the service will be held at the Richfield United Methodist Church, Richfield.

In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions to the Satanta UMC - VBS Program or the Satanta Area Arts Council, in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, P.O. Box 1200, Sublette, KS 67877. Condolences may be left online at