Lilas Heitzman died peacefully Sunday morning, June 14, 2015. She was born on August 31, 1926 on a homestead near El Reno to Charlie and Lottie Stejskal, first generation Czech farmers. After she attended a one room school, Lone Star District 43, her father rented a house in Yukon so that she and her older sister Bea could attend Yukon High School.
Luella Kelly, 93 of Clovis, NM, passed away May 28, 2015, in Clovis, NM. She was born to Chester and Lucia Hamilton on December 26, 1921, in Ft. Collins, CO. She graduated from Oklahoma College of Women with a Master?s degree in Education and a Bacholor?s degree in music. Luella taught at several different schools including Gattis Jr. High, in Portales, and at Ranchvale.
Funeral services for Larry McGill, Sr., 65, of Chickasha, will be held Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Kim Hayes officiating and Terry Jones assisting. Larry McGill, Sr. was born August 8, 1949 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, the son of Sam Dexton McGill and Kathryn "Pug" Augusta (Foust) McGill. He passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 in Oklahoma City.
Jan 10, 1921 - May 21, 2015 OKLAHOMA CITY Gertrude C. (Berga) Scott was born Jan. 10, 1921, in Chickasha, OK and died May 21, 2015, in Oklahoma City. She graduated from Pioneer School in 1939 and attended the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha. She moved to Oklahoma City during World War II and worked for McDonnell Douglas.
Myrtice Frieberg died on May 23, 2015. Born at home in Canton, Illinois on March 13, 1916, Myrtice was the first of four children of Dr. Victor G. Heller and Helen Macemon Heller. After several years in Ames, Iowa, the family moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma, where she graduated from high school at age 16.
Timothy Harold Sanders, 52, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Duncan. Graveside services are at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Bailey Cemetery with Mike Francis and Bobby Clark officiating. Services are under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow. Tim was born Thursday, May 31, 1962, in Oklahoma City to Harold Lacy and Helen Jane (Whayman) Sanders.
Retha Deloris Castleman, of Columbia, MO, formerly of Rolla, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, exactly one week short of her 90th birthday. She was born in Rolla on April 19, 1925 to the late James Alva Wallace and Julia Ewila (Dooley) Wallace. She and her five siblings grew up near Belle, MO, on Lane's Prairie, and in Salem, MO.
Willanna Veit Klause was born July 10, 1925, in Broken Arrow, Okla. She died on April 9, 2015, at Madonna Towers in Rochester. Her parents, William H. Veit of Litchfield, Ill., and Frieda Rosina Quade of Sylvan Grove, Kan., raised Willanna and her three brothers - Evain, Melvin and Orville - on a farm in Lone Wolf, Okla. The family struggled and endured the hardships of the Dust Bowl years.
Mary Gene Jackson Born: July 10, 1924 Died: April 10, 2015 Funeral services for Mary Gene Jackson, 90, will be Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in the Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church conducted by Reverends Dan Patman and Jessica Seay. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery. A time of visitation and support for family and friends will be Monday evening from 6 to 7 p.m.
Ruth Fillmore Gray of Overland Park, KS passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She passed peacefully surround by her three daughters. Born March 28, 1937 in Warner, OK she was the eldest daughter of Robert & Thelma (Pitts) Fillmore. Ruth attended Warner High School and graduated from Oklahoma College for Women in1959.