Arthur Greenhagen ~~~1890-1975 Friday, May 2, 1975
© The Ponca City News
Submitted by: Shirley Harlan
Art Greenhagen of Newkirk Dies
NEWKIRK--Arthur Greenhagen, 84, a retired area farmer, died Thursday evening in Memorial Hospital at Arkansas City.
Born in Marion County, Kansas son of Henry and Katie Greenhagen, on Sept. 25, 1890, he moved as a boy to Okeene and later to the Newkirk community.
On Jan. 28, 1925, he married Ruth Bare and they made their home on a farm near Newkirk until retiring in 1956. Greenhagen was a veteran of World War I.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, American Legion, VFW and Kay County Veterans of World War One.
Survivors include his wife of the home; 2 sons, Eldon and Donald, both of Newkirk; 1 daughter, Mrs. Bernard (LeLola) Martin, Lewis, Kan.; 3 brothers, Herman Greenhagen of Pennsylvania, Henry of Oklahoma City and August of Arkansas City; 2 sisters, Mrs. Christean Willis, Newkirk, and Mrs. Helen Salle, Laharpe, Kans.; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The service will be Monday at 2 p.m. in First Christian Church. Burial will be in Newkirk Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Newkirk American Legion and VFW posts.
The body will lie in state at Stahl Funeral Service from 9 a.m. Sunday until 1 p.m. Monday. The casket will not be opened at the service.
A memorial has been established in Greenhagen's name for the Oklahoma Lung Assoiation and contributions may be made at Eastman National Bank.
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