Obituary photo of Margaret Pirtle, Olathe-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Margaret Louise Pirtle

1926 - 2018
Obituary photo of Margaret Pirtle, Olathe-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Margaret Louise Pirtle

1926 - 2018

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 10:30am
Penwell-Gabel - Olathe Chapel
14275 South Black Bob Road
Olathe, KS  66062
913-768-6777
Service:
Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 11:00am
Olathe Memorial Cemetery
Margaret L. Pirtle, passed away at her home on July 25, 2018. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10-1030am at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, followed by graveside services at 11am at the Olathe Memorial Cemetery.

Margaret was born October 11, 1926 to Howard Glen McConnell and Amelita Wilson McConnell on their grandparents farm east of Olathe. She grew up on the same farm and attended Pleasant Ridge grade school and Olathe High School, where she graduated in 1944.

She then worked as a secretary for several years in Olathe, and in later years worked for printing companies.

She married Jesse Pirtle on March 24, 1946 at the Baptist Church in Olathe, and they had three children, Margaret Ann, Diana Jean and James Wesley. Her husband, Jesse, passed away May 29, 1993.

Margaret enjoyed gardening, her home, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

She lived in several states during her married life, including New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Florida and Louisiana while her husband served in the U.S. Navy.

Surviving family include her children, Margaret Shapley (Joe), Diana Holland (Ernest), and James Pirtle (Thelma), nine grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sisters Evelyn Suddarth of Gardner, Dorothy Hayes of Baldwin, and her brother Clifford "Allen" McConnell of Overbrook.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the American Heart Association.
Margaret L. Pirtle, passed away at her home on July 25, 2018. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10-1030am at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, followed by graveside services at 11am at the Olathe Memorial Cemetery.

Margaret was born October 11, 1926 to Howard Glen McConnell and Amelita Wilson McConnell on their grandparents farm east of Olathe. She grew up on the same farm and attended Pleasant Ridge grade school and Olathe High School, where she graduated in 1944.

She then worked as a secretary for several years in Olathe, and in later years worked for printing companies.

She married Jesse Pirtle on March 24, 1946 at the Baptist Church in Olathe, and they had three children, Margaret Ann, Diana Jean and James Wesley. Her husband, Jesse, passed away May 29, 1993.

Margaret enjoyed gardening, her home, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

She lived in several states during her married life, including New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Florida and Louisiana while her husband served in the U.S. Navy.

Surviving family include her children, Margaret Shapley (Joe), Diana Holland (Ernest), and James Pirtle (Thelma), nine grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sisters Evelyn Suddarth of Gardner, Dorothy Hayes of Baldwin, and her brother Clifford "Allen" McConnell of Overbrook.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the American Heart Association.
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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 10:30am
Penwell-Gabel - Olathe Chapel
14275 South Black Bob Road
Olathe, KS  66062
913-768-6777
Service:
Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 11:00am
Olathe Memorial Cemetery

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