The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

July 31, 2013

Birthdays for 8-1-13


Enid News and Eagle

Humphrey, 101

Olive Humphrey will celebrate her 101st birthday with family. Cards may be sent to 6314 N. Van Buren, Enid, OK.

Olive was born Aug. 5, 1912, at her home place in Enid, the daughter of Peter William Dickman and Minerva May Annie Phillips.

She is a graduate of Enid High School.

She married Christian Peter Christiansen May 26, 1935, and later married Louis R. Humphrey Sept. 6, 1955. They both are deceased.

She was a homemaker and worked at Woolworth for several years.

She is a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, First Friends Church, Cowboy Church and others.

Her children are the late William “Bill” P. Christiansen, the late Richard Christiansen and the late Christine Leake/Barwick. She has eight grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.



Mott, 90

Ada Mae Mott will celebrate her 90th birthday with a potluck dinner for family and friends following the Sunday service at First United Methodist Church, Medford. Cards may be sent to 424 S. 4th St., Medford, OK 73759.

Ada Mae was born July 20, 1923, at the home of her parents near Jefferson, the daughter of James and Maggie Hickok.

She is a 1943 graduate of Pond Creek High School.

She and Clyde Mott were married April 22, 1944.

After Clyde returned from World War II in 1946, they moved to Medford, where she has lived since. They had been married 64 years at his death in February 2008. She still drives to Sunday school and church each Sunday.

She has one son, Dennis and wife Sherry of North Carolina, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.



Koehn, 90

Nathalie Koehn will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception for family and friends 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Congregational Church in Medford. Cards may be sent to 410 W. Oklahoma, Medford, OK 73759.

Nathalie was born Aug. 7, 1923, in Meno, the daughter of Milton and Lizzie Decker.

She is a 1941 graduate of Oklahoma Bible Academy.

She and Bryson Koehn were married Sept. 21, 1947.

She worked for more than 40 years at Koehn’s Jewelry in Medford, and was a cook at Medford Nursing Home for 10 years.

She is a member of Medford Mennonite Church and Medford Mother’s Club.

Her children are Dwight Koehn and wife Beverly, of Enid; Sandra Foraker and husband Roger, of Garber; and Byron Koehn and wife Karen, of Alva. She has 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.