Olan Fidelpha Finfrock, 101, of Mound City, Kansas, died on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Life Care Center of Osawatomie. Olan was born December 30, 1917 in Franklin Township, Bourbon County, Kansas to Bruce B. and Nancy Leota (Gregg) Baker. She was raised by her maternal grandparents. On March 18, 1936, Olan married William Fredrick Finfrock at Paola, Kansas. He preceded her in death on June 10, 1995. Olan was a hard working farm wife who was extremely proud of her Scotch-Irish ancestry. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and knitting. She made many baby blankets and other gifts for her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. While her health allowed, she was an active member of the Stitch and Chatter Club in Mound City. In addition to her husband, Olan was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Paul; brother, Bruce Baker; sister, Erma Powell; half-brother, Billy Baker; son-in-law, Ron Cox; and daughter-in-law, Faye Finfrock. Survivors include one son, Jim Finfrock and wife Diane of Paola, KS; two daughters, Nancy Cox of Mound City, and Sally Morse and husband Les of Centerville; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and her very special sister-in-law, Clara Peterson.
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A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until service time. Burial in Wesley Chapel Cemetery will follow the service. The family suggests contributions to Life Care Center of Osawatomie or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kansas 66056. Friends and family may leave on line condolences at www.schneiderfunerals.com.