Obituary: Alta Gasswint


Alta Charlene "Rusty" Gasswint, 84, passed away May 28, 2020. She was born September 19, 1935 in Logan County, KS. to Charles N.Nodine and Amelia M. Dechant Nodine.  Charlene married Oliver Gasswint December 29, 1953 in Smith Center, KS.  They were married for 63years. He passed away August 26, 2017.

Charlene graduated Leoti High School, Leoti, KS. She worked for J.C. Penney's for 20 years. She was a member of the Pratt Presbyterian  Church. And she was a member of E.H.U. She was an avid reader, a good cook and loved children.

She is survived by Two Sons, Dan  (Melia) Gasswint of Pratt, KS, Randy (Malynn)  Gasswint of Broken Arrow, OK; Daughter, Melody Gasswint of Pratt, KS; . 5 grandsons; Brett & Tyler Gasswint, Logan Buehler, Tristan and Declan Gasswint. Sister; Amelia Monger brother; John Nodine.

Charlene is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Charles and sister, Gloria Hughes.

Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Pratt Public Library  in care of Larrison Mortuary, Ltd.. Online condolences may be made at