Olmitz — Marietta Ann Lichter, 78, died June 29, 2016, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City. She was born November 30, 1937, in Great Bend, the daughter of Leo P. and Anna (Schreiber) Ohnmacht. Marietta graduated from Otis Rural High School in 1955.
On August 31, 1955, she married Alvin E. Lichter at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Olmitz.
A lifetime Barton County resident, she worked for Fuller Brush, retiring after 36 years. Marietta was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church where she was active in the Altar Society. She was also a member of the D.A.V. Auxiliary of Great Bend.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Alvin E. Lichter; three children, Terry L. Lichter of Great Bend, Brenda A. Dreiling and husband Jerry of Pfeifer, KS, Lynn A. Lichter of Topeka; a sister, Loretta Southard and husband Joe of Great Bend; sisters-in-law, Rosemary Linn and husband Harvey of Albert, Mary Evelyn Linenberger of Great Bend; and six grandchildren, Andrew Lichter of Corpus Christi, TX, Erin Lichter of Lake Charles, LA, Brett Lichter of Topeka, and Isaac, Noah, and Wyatt Dreiling all of Pfeifer, KS; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter-in-law, Kyle A. Lichter, a brother, Marion Ohnmacht and his wife Lillian, and brothers-in-law, John Raymond Lichter and his wife Christine, Joseph Marvin Lichter and his wife Irene, Henry Lichter, and Sylvester Linenberger.
Vigil with Altar Society Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Friday, July 1, 2016, with Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m., Saturday, all at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Olmitz, celebrated by Fathers Anselm Eke and Ultan Murphy. Friends may call 2 to 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Olmitz. Memorials may be made to St. Ann’s Catholic Church in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 1, 2016