HUGOTON — Bobby Oder, 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Stevens County Hospital in Hugoton. The son of Wayne Joseph and Margret (Hamilton) Oder, he was born Jan. 19, 1931, at Stevens County.
He was born on his grandfather's farm and was the oldest of three children. He was a lifetime resident of Hugoton. He and Claudine Mae (Beavers) Oder were married May 27, 1950, in Liberal. She preceded him in death Sept. 30, 2003.
He was survived by his two sons, Fred Oder of Canyon, Texas, and Tom Oder of Hugoton; three daughters, Carrie Williams of Elkhart, Sandy Schmidt of Cimarron and Linda Kates of Hugoton; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; two infant brothers; and sisters, Esther Schroeder and Mary Harms.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Hugoton Cemetery. Memorials have been established for Assembly of God Church. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home-Box 236-Hugoton, KS 67951. Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton is in charge of arrangements.