The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Birthday Announcements

June 20, 2014

Toews, 90

ENID, Okla. — Edwin Toews will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday, June 23, with family. Cards may be sent to 1813 S. Hayes, Enid, OK 73703.

Edwin was born June 23, 1929, and was raised on a farm north of Enid. He attended Columbia and Kremlin schools.

He was a member of Heifer Project International and in March 1946, sailed on the SS Park Victory Ocean Freighter to deliver animals to Greece.

He married Virginia Wiebe on Oct. 24, 1947.

He is a lifetime member of Enid Mennonite Brethren Church, where he enjoyed singing with the Men’s Chorus.

He was actively engaged in farming until 1985. He worked at Vance AFB for 40 years as a jet aircraft mechanic and maintenance inspection.

After retiring, he volunteered food delivery for Wheatheart Nutrition for 20 years and served on the board of directors for 13 years.

He is an avid sports fan and has followed OU football to Hawaii, the Orange, Sugar and Cotton bowl games. Also, baseball games in St. Louis to watch the Cardinals play.

He has two daughters, Myra and Lois, and two grandchildren.

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