Archive for Thursday, July 19, 2007

Freddie Lyle Black

July 19, 2007


Funeral services for Freddie Lyle Black, 75, Ottawa, were Monday at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Mr. Black died July 12, 2007, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.

He was born Dec. 18, 1931, at Linn County, the son of Hugh U. and Margaret (Norbury) Black. He graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1949. He moved to Ottawa in 1960. He was a farmer, receiving the Soil Conservation Award in 2001. He sold Moorman Feed and was employed with American Breeder's Livestock Association.

He served in the United States National Guard in 1951 and 1952, transferring to the Army. He was honorably discharged in 1953. He was a member of the Ottawa Church of the Nazarene.

He married Doris Jean Burton June 3, 1952 at Pleasanton. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Lyle Black, Ottawa, and Larry Black, Baldwin City; two sisters, Carolyn Black, Mound City, and Joan Singmaster, Ft. Scott; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

His parents died earlier.

Burial was at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Memorials may be made to Ottawa Church of the Nazarene or Franklin County Cancer Foundation and sent in care of Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be e-mailed to

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