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Obituaries

February 13, 2013

Mary Wade

DUNCAN —  

We will be celebrating your life with 97 Valentine wishes and memories on Feb. 15, 2013.
Born to Mary Nina (Owens) and Leland Scrogin in Wichita, Kan., you were one of six growing up with love, laughter and music. Your homes were in Wichita and Pratt, Kan. Latter Red Craggs near the Garden of the Gods and in Colorado Springs near the Broadmore.
Your husband of 72 years Roy Martin, son Robert Leland, parents and siblings have predeceased you.
Your daughters: Rebecca, Nancy; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren; plus numerous other family members and friends.
After attending kindergarten in Wichita, your family moved and you graduated from Pratt Liberty High School. Attending Chicago Musical College, then Bethany College, Lindsburg, Kan., you went on to O. C.W., Chickasha, to receive a BM in Piano. While at O.C.W. your activities were Sigma Delta Social Club, Hypatia and Waldorf’s String Quartette and Quintette, Phi Epsilon Music Club, May Queen nom, and awarded many high honors and scholarships. Your dear roommates were Virjama Rose Hamilton and Jane Dilling Griffith. Your first year of public music teaching was in Sentinel.
Your parents then brought you to Ryan, and found you a place to stay at your future in-laws home. You then began teaching private piano in the Ryan Schools. During your stay Roy Marvin’s dad, Dr. L. L. Wade told Roy, “Mary Helen is very special. I like her.” With that comment you then wed on July 12, 1938, in Pratt, at the Park Hills Country Club. The club was very special since your dad planted the trees on the course and was a Charter Member.
“Daddy got away from the long hours at the First National Bank, six kids, and played golf until dark. He loved it.” You built your first home next door to your in-laws. A little booming town that offered lasting friendships of Audie Detrick, Flossie Rutledge, Olive Stewart, Fern Major, Lera Southard and close neighbor, Mary Beth Mitchell. Roy worked for D-X, SunRay and you continued private teaching. Many times trading out lessons for your girls little dresses that were handmade or painting by local artists. It was there Rebecca, Nancy and Robert were raised.

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