Letha Lorene Lytle, 95, of Wellsville, Kansas, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Olathe Hospice House in Olathe, Kansas.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, 325 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2018, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Operation Second Chance “Helping Heroes Move On” and sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be shared with the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.
She was born May 26, 1923 in Ottawa, Kansas, the daughter of Otis and Pearl (Swearingen) Elliott. She grew up and attended schools in Ottawa graduating from Ottawa High School in 1941.
Letha was united in marriage to Frederick Wood on Oct. 3, 1942, at her parents’ home in Ottawa. They shared over 27 years of marriage before the death of her husband on May 3, 1970. Letha was a farm wife.
She married William A. Lytle on Jan. 18, 1980, at the First Baptist Church in Ottawa, Kansas. They shared over 33 years of marriage before the death of her husband on Feb. 26, 2013.
Mrs. Lytle was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother, Virl Elliott; two husbands; a daughter, Linda Sue Smart; and three sons-in-laws, Dan Mullen, Leon Smart and Marlow Graber.
Surviving family includes her son, Frederick Richard Wood and his wife, Karen, of Chillicothe, Missouri; daughter, Sara Lorene Mullen, of Wichita, Kansas; a son, Bill Lytle and his wife, Nancy, of Wellsville, Kansas; and daughter, Jane Silviera and her husband, Brian, of Clovis, California; seven grandchildren, Debra, Darren, Dan, Jody, Matt, Casey and Amanda; 17 great-grandchildren, Cody, Becca, Brianna, Caleb, Cole, Lauren, Dawson, Daniel, Kaitlyn, Jack, Mason, Jack, Allie, Sadie, Emmy, Maggie and Lucy; and two great-great grandchildren, Karlee and Brexley.