The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


August 1, 2006

Obituaries for 8-1-06

FULMER, Helen, 98, of Dallas, formerly of Enid. Service pending with Henninger-Allen Funeral Home.

JANTZEN, Caroline B., 91, of Enid. Service pending with Henninger-Allen Funeral Home.

FELIX, George, 83, of Enid. Service pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.


A graveside service for Elvin Lidwig Svoboda, 84, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Kingfisher Cemetery. Arrangements are by Sanders Funeral Service Inc., Kingfisher.

He was born Aug. 25, 1921, in Kingfisher, to Frank and Marie Cermak Svoboda and died Monday, July 31, 2006 at First Shamrock Nursing Center.

He was a life-long resident and had farmed all his life northwest of Kingfisher.

He married Evelyn Ogle on Aug. 25, 1944, in Kingfisher.

Surviving are one son, Steve Svoboda of Kingfisher; one daughter, Sandra Richter of Broken Arrow; one sister, Valeria Howard of Kingfisher; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, one son, two sisters and one brother.

Memorials may be made to Russell-Murray Hospice or Kingfisher Regional Hospital.


A memorial service for C.E. ‘Tug’ Shepherd, 74, of Woodward, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at New Horizon United Methodist Church. The Revs. Scott Heusel and Melvin Rittenhouse will officaite. Arrangements are by Billings Funeral Home, Woodward.

He was born June 18, 1932, in Catesby to Oden and Mary Eloise Johnson Shepherd and died Saturday, July 29, 2006, at his home.

He graduated from Laverne High School and attended barber school. He served a short time in the Army.

He married Barbara Shirm Jan. 8, 1955. He married Bonnie Born Jan. 12, 1985, at the United Methodist Church in Watonga.

He was a cowboy and ranch foreman and worked for the state of Oklahoma. He rodeoed in his younger days. He and his wife were members of New Horizon Methodist Church in Woodward.

Surviving are his wife Bonnie; three sons, Duane Shepherd of Victoria, Kan., Dwight Shepherd of Kismet, Kan., and Scott Shepherd of Woodward; one daughter, Dwana Farnsworth of Sharon; three stepsons, Tony Born of Catoosa, Terry Born of Makawao, Hawaii, and Tim Born of Champaign, Ill.; four sisters, Delores Pope of Woodward, Joyce Hauth of Irving, Texas, Mattie Ripley of Tomball, Texas, and Mary Lou Schmitt of Woodward; nine grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren.

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