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Vincent Wayne Ochs

Vincent Wayne Ochs, 78, died Jan. 25, 2012, at his home in Newton. He was born Nov. 4, 1933, to Phillip Ochs and Verna Morgan Scheurman in Timken. He married Gloria Schope on June 1, 1954, in Albert.

He was the owner and operator of Ochs Cleaners in Newton from 1974 to 1997.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria, of the home; two daughters, Cheri Ochs Wheeler of Marion and Lesa Redger of Newton; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Brent Wayne Ochs; a brother, Wendell; and two sisters, Helen and Alma.

Visitation was Friday at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services were Saturday at Marion Presbyterian Church in Marion.

Memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Hospice in care of the funeral home at 120 E. Broadway, Newton KS 67114.

Last modified Feb. 1, 2012