Phyllis Ann Ogburn

Graveside services for Phyllis Ann Urbanek Ogburn, 86, will be Wednesday August 12 at 10:00 AM, at the Clinton Cemetery, 500 N 1200 Rd. Lawrence, Kansas 66047.

Phyllis passed quietly surrounded by family on Tuesday August 4th at her home at Pioneer Ridge Independent Living in Lawrence, Kansas. She was born July 15th, 1934 To Frank and Mary Urbanek in Ellsworth, Kansas. She graduated from Marymount College in Salina, Kansas and entered her nursing career.

Phyllis married the love of her life, Don Ogburn, On January 7th 1956 at St Bernard’s Catholic Church in Ellsworth, Kansas. They had 5 children, Mike Ogburn (Annette), Chris Ogburn, Pat Ogburn (Karen), Tony Ogburn, Lisa Watkins (Dale). They have 7 fantastic grandchildren – Clinton Snead, Nolan Ogburn, Charlie Snead, Jake Ogburn, Alan Ogburn, Joe Ogburn, Mary Ogburn; and one great granddaughter, Kennedy Jane Snead.

Phyllis will be missed by all who met this truly lovely and caring person. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association or The Palliative Support Team at LMH in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com

Messages & Condolences

From Vicki Burns...

Sorry to the Ogburn and extended family for your loss.

From Phyllis Sapp...

We will miss Phyllis at Pioneer Ridge Independent Living. I met her the day she moved in; we have the same first and middle names so I felt an immediate bond with her. I enjoyed knowing Phyllis very much.

From Tammy Steeples...

She was a special sweet lady and a bluebird fan. It was a joy to have her in our Kaw Valley Bluebird Association for many years.

From Joleen Bechtel...

I remember Phyllis so well from our days of working together at LMH. She was an excellent nurse and a wonderful person and a credit to her profession as a care giver. My condolences to her family for this great loss.

From Shirley a Raney...

May you remember all the fun and loving times with my dear dear friend Phyllis as I smile at all of the memories of Phyllis and Don dear highschool classmates and dear and loving lifelong friend.s

From Debbie Filkins...

I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful woman. I have many wonderful memories of working football and basket balls games for the D of I with Phyllis. She and Don as well shared some of the best sweet corn over the years. Hugs and prayers to all 🙏🏻

From Julie Avila...

I am so deeply sorry for your loss and will be praying for you all during this hard time. Just from the few times I’ve gotten to spend time with you guys, I can tell Phyllis must have been a pretty amazing lady to raise such a great, fun-loving, close knit family.

From Grace Cooper...

I considered Phyllis one of my new-found “friends” at Pioneer Independent Living and admired how gracefully she managed her
relationship with other residents while coping with her illness. Phyllis added joy to my life. My sincere condolences to the family.

From Chris and Julie Smith...

So sorry for loss. Prayers for your family.

From Helen Harrell...

So very sorry to learn that my dear friend Phyllis is gone. I know she is with God and her suffering is over. My deepest sympathy to all her family. We all will miss her.

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