The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

October 13, 2013

Robert Vanaman

Published 10-13-13

ENID, OK — Funeral service for Robert Vanaman, 77, will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Dan O’Daniel officiating.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.

Robert was born to Jack and Lennis (Billue) Vanaman on June 27, 1936, in Broken Arrow, Okla., and passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in Enid.

Robert grew up in Catoosa and served in the U.S. Army.

On Dec. 30, 1957, he married Sarah Stambaugh.

They made their home in Enid in 1960.

Robert was a truck driver for Farmland Industries, retiring with over 3 million safe driving miles.

 He enjoyed raising miniature horses, fishing and raising quail.

He attended Chisholm Trail Cowboy Church.

Robert is survived by wife, Sarah; children, Jo Ann Maloney and husband Scott of Waukomis, Karen Brown and husband Mike of Enid, and June Mason and husband Michael of Enid; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Vanaman and wife Sheila, and Wayne Vanaman and wife Judie, all of Owasso; and one sister, Kay Hendren of Claremore.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary.  

Memorials may be made to Cowboy Church or OMRF, heart division.

Condolences online at

(Submitted by family)

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