LEOTI — Ava Loree Knobbe, 82, died on July 29, 2019, in Tribune at the Greeley County Hospital. She was born Sept. 22, 1936, in Beaver, Okla., the daughter of C.O. “Pete” Wright and Lourena Fern (Ragan) Wright.

On Feb. 19, 1953, she married Ronald Compton. To this union, three children were born. In 1995, she married Vern Knobbe in Modesto, Calif. They later moved to Leoti, Kan., where Vern passed away in 2009.

She is survived by a son, Gerald Compton; a daughter, Janet Babcock; and a brother, Dale Woods.

She was preceded in death by her father, C.O.; mother, Lourena; husband, Vern; brother, Dan Wright; and son, Glen Compton.

Graveside memorial services will be held at a later date in Boise City, Okla. Condolences may be sent to fellersfh@yahoo.com.

In-lieu-of-flowers memorial contributions may be payable to the Ava Knobbe Burial Fund, sent in care of Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC.