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Deaths published Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021

Deaths published Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021

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Armstead, Katie Jean, 84, McDonnell Douglas aircraft drill operator, died Friday, Aug. 13. Services pending. Jack’s.

Brown, Vern Michael, 71, salesman, died Thursday, July 29. No services planned. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.

Byrd, Chester, 84, Air Cargo Equipment Corp. owner, died Tuesday, Aug. 10. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Funeral Home Chapel.

Cox, Michael Ritchey, 66, retail stocker and Army veteran, died Friday, Aug. 6. Services pending. Moore’s Southlawn.

DeBow, Rick, 77, sheet metal worker and Navy veteran, died Tuesday, Aug. 17. No services planned. Hayhurst, Broken Arrow.

Dutke, Elberta, 95, X-ray technician and phlebotomist, died Friday, Aug. 13. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, Moore’s Southlawn Funeral Home Chapel.

Harless, Susan L., 74, homemaker, died Tuesday, Aug. 17. Services pending. Moore’s Southlawn.

McCabe, Henry F., 98, McCabe Industrial Minerals chairman and CEO and World War II Army Air Forces veteran, died Sunday, Aug. 15. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, Ninde Brookside Funeral Home, and service 1 p.m. Saturday, Evergreen Baptist Church, Bixby.

McCulloch, Della, 91, retired Rogers State College instructor, died Saturday, Aug. 14. Services pending. Fitzgerald Ivy.

Patton, Kaye, 81, kindergarten teacher, died Saturday, Aug. 14. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Broken Arrow. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.

Raney, Grace E., 91, homemaker, formerly of Tulsa, died Monday, Aug. 16. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Friday, Moore’s Southlawn Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Saturday, Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian. Moore’s Southlawn.

Schafer, Carl “Brent,” 72, Carter Blood Care registered nurse, died Tuesday, Aug. 10. Private family services. Mowery, Owasso.

Snow, Troy K., 51, Knights of Columbus Insurance field agent, died Friday, Aug. 13. Visitation 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Fitzgerald Ivy Funeral Home; rosary 6:30 p.m. Thursday and funeral Mass 10 a.m. Friday, both at Holy Family Cathedral.

Tooskey, Willie, 44, herbologist, died Saturday, Aug. 7. Wake 7 p.m. Wednesday and service 2 p.m. Thursday, both at Big Cussetah United Methodist Church, Morris. Moore’s Eastlawn.

Tuton, Charlotte Sloan, 93, preschool administrator, died May 2. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Faith United Methodist Church. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.


Funeral home, church and cemetery locations are in the city under which the death notice is listed unless otherwise noted.


Johnson, Harvey, 88, retired minister and Marine Corps veteran, died Sunday, Aug. 15. Service 11 a.m. Thursday, Our Savior Lutheran Tulsa. Bixby-South Tulsa Funeral Service.

Sartain, Sid J., 81, pharmaceutical sales representative, died Sunday, Aug. 15. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church. Leonard-Marker.

Broken Arrow

DeGroot, Robert “Bob,” 75, business owner and Army veteran, died Friday, Aug. 13. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, Eastland Baptist Church, Tulsa. Moore’s Southlawn, Tulsa.

Hocutt, John Billy, 97, code inspector and Army veteran, died Friday, Aug. 13. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Brown Funeral Home Chapel, Coweta.


Tuxbury, Sterling Michael “Mike” Jr., 74, retired carpenter and Army veteran, died Friday, Aug. 13. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Tri-County Baptist Church, Skiatook. Collinsville Dolton.


Rathbun, Patrick, 42, Young Oil Tools employee, died Saturday, Aug. 14. Visitation 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Chapman-Black Funeral Home, Cleveland, Okla., and service 2 p.m. Friday, First Christian Church.

Lubbock, Texas

Smithey, Sarah, 89, bookkeeper and accountant, died Saturday, Aug. 7. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dillon Funeral Service Chapel, Sand Springs, and service 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, Broadway Baptist Church, Sand Springs.


Campbell, Raymond Dewayne, 79, automotive salvage business owner, died Monday, Aug. 16. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday and service 10 a.m. Friday, both at Dillon Funeral Home, Sand Springs.

Steinmitz, John, 70, nurse, died Wednesday, Aug. 11. Viewing 5-8 p.m. Thursday and visitation 5-6 p.m. Thursday, both at Schaudt’s Funeral Service, Tulsa; service 9 a.m. Friday, Battlecreek Church, Owasso; and graveside service Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson.

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