The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


April 7, 2014

George Toews

Published 4-8-14

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for George Toews, 99, of Enid, Okla., will be 2 p.m. today, April 8, 2014, at Enid Mennonite Brethren Church, with the Revs. Jay Risner and Al McVety officiating. Burial will follow in Enid Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

George was born March 21, 1915, in Henderson, Neb., to A.G. and Susanna Regier Toews and passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Golden Oaks Nursing Center.

George married Mabel Wiebe on April 23, 1939, in Hooker, Okla. George and Mabel celebrated 73 years of marriage.

George enjoyed farming and ranching. George loved raising Quarter and Belgian Draft horses and cattle. George and Mabel entertained many people with hayrack rides.

George was a member of Enid Mennonite Brethren Church, American Quarter Horse Association, Belgian Draft Horse Association, and Oklahoma Draft Horse and Mule Association.  

On May 8, 2012, his wife, Mabel, passed away to be with her Lord, and his son Ronald preceded him in death on July 10, 2011; sister Ella Weins; and brothers, John R. and Calvin Toews.

George is survived by his son, Wilferd and his wife Kay of Enid; daughter-in-law, Neva Toews of Lucien; four grandchildren, Curtis Toews and wife Pam, Mark Toews and wife DeNeal, Teresa Summers and husband Don, Rhonda Brittain and husband Walt; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Sophia Thesman; brother, Joel Toews; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Golden Oaks Nursing Center’s staff for the care given to George.

Memorials may be made to Enid Mennonite Brethren Church, with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.  

Condolences may be made online at www.ladusau

(Submitted by family)


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