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Nida Mae Austin

December 1, 1941 March 15, 2019
Nida Mae Austin
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Obituary for Nida Mae Austin

Nida Mae Austin, resident of Ponca City, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was 77 years old.

Nida was born on December 1, 1941 in Manhattan, Kansas to Andy Mogus and Beth (Chapman) Mogus. She attended Rossville Schools. Nida and her family moved to Bartlesville where she met the love of her life, Bob Austin. They married in 1970. In 1971, they moved with their 4 kids to Ponca City. In 1976, they opened Bob’s Picture Box and together they operated the business till Bob’s death in 1998. Then, Nida began employment with Albertson’s Inc. till retirement. Nida enjoyed long lasting friendships, traveling, bowling, ceramics, making crafts, sorority, and spending time with her grandkids and family.

Nida was preceded in death by her mother Beth, spouse Bob, and two children Kathy and Mike.

She is survived by her father Andy Mogus, son Rich Cantillon and wife Pam, daughters Candy Karpe and Kristy Alexander and spouse Jammer Jones. She has 11 grandchildren, Chance, Austin, Taylor, Nichole, Maggie, Jimmy, Colby, Kyle, Tucker, Reed, and Brandon, and 10 great grandchildren with one on the way.

A rosary service for Nida will be held at Trout Funeral Home on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm with Deacon Dick Robinson officiating. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Carson Krittenbrink officiating. Following the ceremony, Nida will be laid to rest next to her husband at Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be: Chance Cantillon, Austin Cantillon, Colby Cantillon, Kyle Karpe, Tucker Alexander, Reed Alexander, and Brandon Alexander.

Memorial donations may be made in Nida's honor to Peachtree Landing, 105 W Hazel Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.

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6:00 PM 3/18/2019 6:00:00 PM
Trout Funeral Home & Crematory

505 W. Grand Ave.
Ponca City, OK 74601

Rosary Service

Trout Funeral Home & Crematory
505 W. Grand Ave. Ponca City 74601 OK
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 3/19/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

707 E. Ponca St.
Ponca City, OK 74601

St. Mary's Catholic Church
707 E. Ponca St. Ponca City 74601 OK
United States

Cemetery Details


Odd Fellows Cemetery Final Resting Place

1206 S Waverly
Ponca City, OK 74601

1206 S Waverly Ponca City 74601 OK
United States

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