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Obituaries

Obituaries

Arthur Zebley 1923 - 2008 Olathe

Funeral services for Arthur Zebley, 84, Olathe, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home in Olathe. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Olathe.Mr. Zebley died Thursday, July 17, 2008, in Olathe.He was born Aug. 16, 1923, in Hays, and lived in Olathe since 1947.Mr. Zebley served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He established Century Wood Products in Olathe in 1950.He was a member of the Olathe City Commission from 1963 to 1968 and served as mayor in 1967 and 1968. He was on the board of trustees for Olathe Medical Center from 1974 to 1983 and the Johnson County Airport Commission from 1975 to 1977.Mr. Zebley was Citizen of the Year in Olathe in 1983. He was an active member of Unity Village Church and served as president of Men of Unity for many years. He was also an active member of Olathe Rotary Club for more than 30 years, where he served as president.He married Norma Langdon in 1945. She died in 2007.Survivors include three sons, David and wife Sandy, Olathe, Michael and wife Beth, Olathe, and Chris and wife Anna, Shawnee; a daughter, Linda Zebley, Lawrence; a sister, Mary Anne Miller; six grandchildren, Kelly, Angela, Andrew, Amy, Steve and Ryan; and 12 great-grandchildren, Justin, Hunter, Hayden, Halston, Jared, Cole, Hannah, Jessie, Van, Sydney, Macey and Jace.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Olathe Medical Center or the Good Samaritan Society of Olathe, sent in care of the funeral home, 14275 S. Blackbob Road, Olathe, KS 66062.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.