John Everett Ogle

John Everett Ogle, 94, of Shell Knob, Mo. passed away Thursday, September 14, 2023, at his home.

He was born January 17, 1929, in Waterloo, Iowa the son of Courtlandt Northey and Marion Elizabeth (Williams) Ogle, who preceded him in death.

Also preceding him in death was his first wife, Shirley Ogle.

Survivors include his wife, Anne Meek; one son, Mark Ogle and his wife Mary of Honolulu, Hawaii; one daughter, Sandra Ogle Murray and her husband Steve of Texas; one stepdaughter, Sandy Duncan and her husband LaRon of Shell Knob, Mo.; one brother, Bill Ogle of Marion, Iowa; one sister, Judy Ogle Bennett and her husband Bill of Elgin, Iowa and one grandchild.

He attended school in Waterloo, Iowa, graduating from Waterloo High School. After graduating he attended the University of Northern Iowa. Joining the United States Marines, John served during the Korean War from February 25, 1952, until February 15, 1954. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal. He worked in sales at TAMKO Building Products LLC and retired in 1998.

He was a member of One Way Church in Shell Knob.

A celebration of life with military honors will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, September 29, 2023 at Fohn Funeral home in Cassville. Pastor Michael Barrett will conduct the service.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in memory of John.