The Obit For John Noske

John Edward Noske

Published in The Edmond Sun from 1/6/2010 - 1/8/2010

Noske, John Edward, 81 of Edmond, passed away January 2, 2010 after a short illness. He was a resident of Edmond for 15 years and the metro for 41 years.

John Noske was born May 12, 1928 in Washington, D.C. John was in the Armed Forces and served his country in the Korean War, specifically in the battle of the Chosin Reservoir. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in business administration.

After a brief attempt at a professional baseball career, he embarked on a 37 year career with AT and T. He also worked for American Bell International overseas for several years in Iran.

He is survived by his wife Joyce of the home, a son Gary of Oklahoma City, a son Greg of Houston, Texas and a daughter, Janet, and son-in-law Mark Yowell of Edmond, three grandchildren, Kimberly Waters of Garland, Texas, Emily and Melissa Yowell of Edmond and a sister, Mildred Lowrey of Calabash, N. C. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy, mother Lonnie and father Herbert.

John was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be remembered for his generosity and caring.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 8 at Matthews Funeral Home at 601 S. Kelly in Edmond. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.