The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Obituaries

April 4, 2014

LeRayne E. Tefft

Published 4-4-14

ENID, OK — Funeral service for LeRayne E. Tefft, 85, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Oakwood Christian Church, with the Revs. Gail Edmison and Kim Giles officiating.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

Visitation 7-8:30 p.m. today, April 4, at the funeral home.

LeRayne was born July 29, 1928, in Enid, Okla., to Eugene and Lelia Black Tefft and passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at The Commons Care Center.

LeRayne grew up in North Enid and attended Kremlin High School, graduating in 1946.

He married Helen Hardy on July 29, 1948, in Enid.

LeRayne started working for Bond Bakery while in high school and retired after 35 years.

He later went to work for Garfield County as a grader operator for seven years.

He and Helen enjoyed farming and raising cattle.

LeRayne was an active member of Bethany United Methodist Church, where he served in many areas. LeRayne was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching his kids and grandkids play sports.

LeRayne is survived by his loving wife, Helen of the home; his children, Becky and Wayne Schoeling of Hunter, Eldon and Colette Tefft of Lamont, Kay and Wes Hurlbutt of North Enid, Gail and Steve Schovanec of Hunter, and Jackie and Kevin Sumner of Bremerton, Wash.; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; his twin brother and best friend, LeRoy Tefft of Enid.

He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Brooke Tefft.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Circle of Love or Bethany United Methodist Church, with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.

Condolences may be made online.

The service may be viewed online for those unable to attend the service at www.ladusauevans.com.

(Submitted by family)

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