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Eilene Dorcile Cheney, 92, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Oklahoma City. 

The family provided some of the following information.

She was born on Sept. 8, 1921, in Randolph to George and Elin Rickson.  She graduated from Randolph High School and stayed in her hometown near Manhattan and that is where she met the love of her life, John L. Cheney. 

After a brief courtship she married John on Oct. 31, 1942.  After the war, she and John moved to Kansas City, Mo., where John took

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