In Memory

EHS Faculty: Thelma G. (Rickey)

Thelma G Rickey, 87, Phillipsburg, died Sunday, June 2, 1991 at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg, Kansas.

Miss Rickey was born May 26, 1904 at Phillipsburg.  Thelma attended Kansas State University in and was an honor student.  After graduation she became a high school math teacher, teaching 41 years in Salt Lake City.  She lived in Salt Lake in the same apartment, 310 S 800 E Apt. # 23 for 33 years.  She retired from the Salt Lake School District in 1976.

She was a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Domestic Science Club of Phillipsburg.  In 1990 at age 86 Miss Rickey returned to Phillipsburg, moving four doors from her childhood home.