The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

March 25, 2013

Don R. Druiett

Published 3-26-13

ENID, Okla. — A private family service for Don R. Druiett, 83, of Laverne, Okla., formerly of Enid, will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

Don was born July 15, 1929, in Enid to William Arthur Drueitt and Thelma N. Bowsan and passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Laverne.

He grew up in Enid and attended Enid Public Schools.

He enlisted in the U.S. Marines, doing a tour in Guam.

He married JoAnne Wills April 23, 1949, and later married Darlene (Dee) Romans March 29, 1986, and she passed away Oct. 4, 2008.

Don was owner/operator of Garfield Tile. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed going to his grandkids’ activities. Don coached all of the Garfield Tile baseball teams.

Don is survived by his son, Bill Druiett and wife Theresa of Nash; daughter, Terri Wheeler and husband Donald of Enid; brother, Gene Drueitt of Enid; stepdaughter, Gayla Welty and husband Phil of Laverne; stepsons, Roger Griffin and wife Nancy of Enid, and Randy Griffin of Colorado; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnne; wife, Darlene; and his parents.

Don will be greatly missed by a host of family and friends.

(Submitted by family)   

 

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