The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 22, 2013

Robert W. Roten

Published 1-22-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Graveside service for Robert Walter Roten, 95, will be at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 22, 2013, at Enid Cemetery Chapel, with grandson Rev. Daren Roten officiating. Arrangements are by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.  

Robert was born to Robert L. and Agnes (Jewett) Roten on Oct. 26, 1917, in Enid and passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Enid.

He graduated from Enid High School in 1935.

On March 29, 1937, he married Floreine M. Myers. They made their home in Enid.

Robert became an electrician right out of high school. He worked for Clevengers Electric and owned Bob’s Electric. In 1937, Robert went to work at George E. Failing Co. He enjoyed building fine furniture.

Robert is survived by his wife, Floreine of the home; three sons, Dempsey and Linda Roten of Capron, Robert and Helen Roten of Mansfield, Texas, and David and Jackie Roten of Broken Arrow; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Maxine Young and husband Elmer of Enid.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Joan Roten and Faye Ramirez.

Memorials may be made to the church of your choice in memory of Robert Roten in appreciation of his many years of service as a lay minister to the community.

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(Submitted by family)