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Walter McGee at 40th

Walter Winford McGee

Walter Winford McGee (also known as "Walter Winfred"), son of James Fenton McGee and Mary Susan Payne, was born November 11, 1898 in Oskaloosa, Iowa and died December 7, 1973 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.  

He married Olive Fenton Wade May 1, 1921 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.  (See wedding photograph)

Other events in the life of Walter Winford McGee  (also see obituary)

Occupations : Teacher in Utah and Kansas 1918-1920, rural mail carrier 1920 to 1961 (see article)

Description : 5 feet 10 inches, 165 pounds (WWI draft record)

Residences: Raised on farm south of Oberlin, Kansas, Moved to Oberlin circa 1916 where he attended and graduated high school in 1918, Norcatur, Kansas from 1918 to 1920 while teach school, 706 East St, Oberlin (circa 1921 to 1932), 307 West Oak (1932 to 1965), 307 South Elk (1965 onwards)

Burial : Oberlin Cemetery, Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.  (See photograph)

Olive Fenton Wade Age 64

Olive Fenton Wade

She was born September 14, 1897 in Decatur Co., Kansas near Danbury, Nebraska and died May 30, 1987 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas, daughter of John Charles Wade and Alice Nash Plumb.

Other events in the life of Olive Fenton Wade  (also see obituary and memories)

Religion : Oberlin United Methodist Church

Occupations : Housewife, seamstress at Campbell's Draperies

Residences: Born and raised in a sod house about 2 miles south of Danbury, Nebraska.  She moved to Oberlin during high school but then returned home to raise her youngest brother and sister after her mother died.  Her younger sister, Mary Wade, lived with Olive and Walt in Oberlin for several years after they were married so she could finish school. 

Burial : 2 June 1987, Oberlin Cemetery, Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.  (See photograph)

Children of Walter Winford McGee and Olive Fenton Wade

Lowell Wade McGee was born April 5, 1922 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas and died April 7, 1922 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.

Enid McGee Graduation Picture ThumbnailEnid Wyonne McGee was born April 28, 1925 in St. Catherine's Hospital, McCook, Nebraska and died on February 1, 2020 in Norton, Norton, Kansas. She married Loyal "Ish" L. Simmonds on May 29th, 1948 in Oberlin, KS and Gene Foland in 1970.  (See photograph)

David McGee In Navy UniformDavid James McGee was born August 11, 1927 in McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska and died February 10, 2009 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas. He married Eva E. Corcoran on July 27, 1948 in Denver, Colorado and Hilda B. Madden on June 3 1967.  (See photographSee WWII Service Record

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