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Wilma Moody

September 22, 1925 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 95)


Wilma Pauline Moody, 95, Burlingame, KS died Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, KS.

She was born September 22, 1925 in Toledo, KS, the daughter of Ivan and Mae Finuf.  Wilma graduated from Chase County High School and Business School in Wichita.  She married Jack E. Bechelmayr.  They later divorced.  On September 17, 1949, Wilma was united in marriage to Oscar W. Moody. 

Wilma was a telephone operator and later worked for the ASCS office while she lived in Dighton, KS.  Wilma and Oscar moved to Osage County in 1975 and she then worked in Topeka for the Kansas State Department of Education until her retirement in 1986.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Oscar and a brother, Boyd Finuf.

Survivors include a daughter, Leta (Dix) Smith; son, Boyd e. (Linda) Bechelmayr; five grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Wilma was cremated.  Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday September 25, 2021 in Ramskill Chapel at the Burlingame Cemetery, Burlingame, KS.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the Burlingame First Responders or the Burlingame Federated Church c/o Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 194, Burlingame, KS 66413. Condolences may be sent to the family through

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Graveside Service
September 25, 2021

10:00 AM
Burlingame Cemetery

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