The funeral for Cleo Razien, 82, of Woodward, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Tony Barros will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Arrange-ments are by Billings Funeral Home, Woodward.
She was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Liberal, Kan., to William Nathaniel and Edna Frances Jeffers McDaniel and died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at Woodward Regional Hospital.
She moved to Woodward with her family at age three months where she was raised and attended school. She worked as a waitress for a short time at the Air Force Base in Woodward during World War II. She also worked at the downtown Bel Mar Cafe.
She married Abe Razien June 30, 1947, in Sedan, Kan. They lived in Woodward where she was a homemaker. She was baptized into the First Baptist Church of Woodard in 1931.
Surviving are two daughters, Sylvia Dolan of Minneapolis, Minn., and Leslie Razien Serio of Woodward; two sons, Mark Razien of Woodward and Charles Razien of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Abe, she was preceded in death by a son, one sister, and six brothers.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Crystal Wood Village Nursing Home.
Condolences may be made online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com.
The funeral for Floyd Eulberg, 69, of Wakita, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Hawley Baptist Church. The Rev. Gary Lillie will officiate. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery, Clyde, northwest of Medford. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, Pond Creek.
He was born Sept. 30, 1935, in Brawley, Calif., to Alphonse Nicholas "Bud" and Elnora Juanita Cheeseman Eulberg and died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at his home.
He lived in California with his family as a boy where he attended school. They later moved to a farm west of Wakita where he attended Gore Consolidated School. He worked in the oil field.
He married JoAnn Coss May 28, 1957, in Oklahoma City. They moved to Williston, N.D., in 1964, where he continued work in the oil fields. He later became general manager of McNally Motors. They returned to the family farm in 1974. He became an agent with Oklahoma Farm Bureau Insurance in 1988, retiring in 2002. He and his wife later owned a truck garden.
Surviving are his wife, JoAnn, of the home in Wakita; one son, Buddy Eulberg of Pond Creek; one daughter, Sherri Ann Eulberg of Wakita; a brother, Chris Eulberg of McLoud; one sister, Barbara Ann Holloway of Ponca City; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters.
Memorials may be made to Hawley Fire Department or Medford Ambulance.
WALTER NED WILLIAMS
A memorial service for Walter Ned Williams, 69, of Canton, will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Russworm Funeral Home, Watonga. He was cremated at his request.
He was born March 12, 1936, in Canton to Ned E. and Jessie Parks Williams and died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at Watonga Hospital.
He grew up and attended school in Canton. He was a farmer.
Surviving are one daughter, Peggy Black of Greenfield; a son, Michael Williams of Colorado; seven brothers, Lloyd and Buck, both of Kansas, Everett of Montana, Frank and Bobby, both of Watonga, Victor of Greenfield and Noah of Chichasha; three sisters, Wilma of Roseburg, Ore., Mary of Miami, and Nancey of Fay; and six grandchildren.
CARL EUGENE FULKERSON
The funeral for Carl Eugene Fulkerson, 81, of Hennessey, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Hennessey. The Rev. Terry Bunch will officiate. Burial will be in Hennessey Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home, Hennessey.
He was born Dec. 3, 1923, in Drumright to Roy Arthur and Harriet Jo Holiday Fulkerson and died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at his home.
He married Freda Schneider April 3, 1942, in Drumright. She died in 1995. He later married JoAnn Mashburn Feb. 14, 1998. He served in the military from 1942 to 1945 with the 153rd Engineers during and after World War II in the Pacific. He moved to Hennessey in 1962, where he was a member of First Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, JoAnn, of the home; two children, Peggy Jenkins of Portland, Texas, and Jerry Fulkerson of Hennessey; two brothers, Billy Fulkerson of Olive and Leland Fulkerson of Drumright; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his first wife, Freda, he was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the Leukemia/Lymphona Society.
HELEN ALMA CHLOUBER
The funeral for Helen Alma Sigl Chlouber, 89, of Kingfisher, will be 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Michael Strange will officiate. Burial will be in Kingfisher Cemetery. Arrangements are by Sanders Funeral Service Inc., Kingfisher.
She was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Kingfisher to Val and Ameila Libecayt Sigl and died Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, at Cimarron Nursing Center, Kingfisher.
She graduated from Kingfisher High School and attended Oklahoma College for Women.
She married Clyde Chlouber June 2, 1935, in El Reno. They owned and operated a general farm and dairy farm. She was a member of the chrysanthemum and book review club and attended Kingfisher First United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Dale Chlouber of Stillwater, Norman Chlouber of Kingfisher and Clyde Dean Chlouber of Houston, Texas; one brother, Zenon Sigl of Kingfisher; a sister, Betty Joslin of Piedmont; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde, one brother, two sisters, and one granddaughter.
VIRGINIA LEE CHOATE
A Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia Lee Choate age 79 of Enid will be 10 a.m., Saturday at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church with Rev. Larry Kowalski officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. The family will recieve friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
She was born July 11, 1926 in Perkins, OK to R.W. and Mrytle Frank McLaren and passed away August 28, 2005 after a period of ill health. She attended and graduated from St. Joseph's School in 1944. She married Eugene "Gene" Choate on February 27, 1948 in Covington, and he passed away November 29, 1996. Virginia worked as a telephone operator for SWB, switchboard operator for Champlin Refinery, and later owned and operated Choate Beauty Salon.
She was Director of Volunteer's for Enid Memorial Hospital for 7 years.
Survivors include her daughter Kathy and her husband Steve Gabelsberg, son Tim Choate and his special friend Gloria Webber; one brother Don McLaren of Cape Canaveral, FL., and sister Wilma Martin of Willis, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Memorials may be made to St. Gregory's Food Pantry or Hospice Circle of Love with Ladasau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodians of the fund. (Paid Obit 9-2-1)
DOROTHY TURNER BANK
The Memorial Service for Dorothy Turner Bank, age 83, Enid will be in the Brown-Cummings Funeral Home Chapel today at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Matthew Henderson officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.
Dorothy was born on October 15, 1921 in Minnea-polis, Minnesota and died Monday, August 29, 2005 in Presbyter-ian Hosp-ital, Oklahoma City.
She was the daughter of Joseph Vernon and Lydia Anderson Turner.
Dorothy went to school in Minneapolis and moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1941 where she worked for National Broadcasting Company. She married Edward W. Bank in Chicago on May 2, 1942 at the Fourth Presbyterian on Michigan Blvd. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Junior Welfare League, and a past president of the Garfield County Medical Auxiliary.
She was a charter member of St. Mary's Hospital Volunteers and a member of Bass Baptist Hospital Volunteers. She served for six years on the Y.M.C.A. board. She was a volunteer at her church in Enid. She dearly loved her three children and her only regret was not being able to spend more time with her six grandchildren. She is survived by one son, Dr. David W. Bank, M.D. of Elk City, Oklahoma, a daughter, Mrs. William Jennings, (Carolyn) of Louisville, Colorado, and a daughter, Mary E. Bank of Oklahoma City, six grandchildren, two great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Sept. 19, 2001.
Memorials in her memory may be made to Okla. Medical Research Foundation, Cancer Division or to the First Presbyterian Church with Brown-Cummings Funeral Home acting as custodian of the funds. (Paid Obit 9-2-1)
EDITH EFFIE HENLEY
Funeral service for Edith Effie Henley, 85, who died August 30, 2005 at Tulsa, Oklahoma will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2005 at Grayson Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Norris Williams. Burial will be at Enid Cemetery directed by Russworm Funeral Home, Enid.
Edith Effie Henley was born in Hennessey, Oklahoma on June 16, 1920, to Elvessie and Sylvester Cole. She departed this life on Tuesday, August 30, 2005.
She united with the church, professed her faith in Jesus Christ at an early age and was a faithful and devoted member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She graduated from Dunbar High School west of Hennessey where she excelled in all studies with a proficiency and joy in home economics.
She was an active member of Mt. Zion, with a special vocation and ministry to the children of the church. She taught children's Sunday school for many years, encouraging all her students, as she did her own grandchildren, to grow in their faith and continue their educations.
Edith was united in marriage to William Lee Henley March 12, 1940. To this loving union three sons were born. A dedicated wife, loving mother and exceptional homemaker, she was counsel, support and "like a sister'' to many and ""my other mother'' to many more.
Her mother father, brother Stephen Cole, sister Teola Williams and husband William preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish her memory: three sons, Marques Wayne of Seattle, Washington, William Lee Jr. of silver Springs, Maryland, Quentin Sylvester of Tulsa, Oklahoma; daughters-in-law; two granddaughters; four grandsons and nine great-grandchildren; brother Donald Gene Cole of Las Vegas, Nevada; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins who loved her dearly, and many, many friends. (Paid Obit 9-2-1)
EDWARD PHILLIP HERMANSKI, JR.
Edward Phillip Hermanski, Jr., 80 years old, was born July 19, 1925 to Edward Phillip Hermanski, Sr. and Helen (Moulton) Hermanski in Monroe, Louisiana ? the oldest of eight children, three brothers and four sisters. He was a 1943 graduate from Enid Senior High School. During high school he made wooden aircraft silhouette models for the Army Air Corps for aircraft identification.
Ed is survived by Della Arlene ? his wife of 52 years ? and their three sons, Edward Phillip Hermanski III (California), his wife Sherri and their son Evan; Terry Lee Hermanski (Fort Worth, Texas), his wife Ruth and their daughters Sarah Joy and Rachel Suzzanne; and Ryan Mason Hermanski (Enid, Oklahoma), his wife Carla and their sons Jordan and Alec. He never had daughters of his own but counted his sons' wives as his daughter. With the birth of his two granddaughters, Ed finally had his baby "girls."
Ed was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. During WWII he was a B-17 crewman, the ball turret gunner. During the Korean War he was stationed at Vance A.F.B. and served as a sergeant as an MP instructor.
Ed was a member and Past Commander of the American Legion. He happily supported the Legion Baseball program.
Ed devoted much to the Boy Scouts of America. From being a Cub Scout to a Boy Scout to an adult Scouter helping the youth to grow. He celebrated his 50th year in Scouting the year Scouting celebrated its 75th year worldwide.
Ed was awarded Scouting's highest honor ? the Silver Beaver Award ? in 1985. He achieved the rank of Star and was ready for the Life rank Court of Honor at the time of his enlistment Army Air Forces. He was a Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow, the Scouts honor campers organization.
Ed contributed generous amounts of time, money, materials, and energy to build and maintain the Scout camp at Williams Scout Reservation (formerly Camp Saline). He was key to the Scouts having a well-established and well-equipped campgrounds.
Ed worked as an accountant at the Enid Terminal Grain Elevator. Then he moved into being the Master Journeyman Carpenter he was gifted to be. He was often called upon to accomplish construction projects that required the skill and expertise Ed possessed. He was a Carpentry Instructor at Autry Vo-Tech. And, he served the Brotherhood of Carpenters in many capacities.
Ed is survived by two brothers, John and Jerry; and by his sisters Razella, Eva, Jane, and Jewell. His parents and brother David preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made in Edward Hermanski's name to the Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
Services will be held Saturday, September 3, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ladusau-Evans Chapel. Terry Hermanski will officiate. Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements made by Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.