LLOYD LETOURNEAU

 LLOYD LETOURNEAU
 Lloyd J. Letourneau, resident of Ponca City, died on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid, Okla. He was 82.
 The mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Letourneau Celebrant officiating; and the Rev. Kevin Ratterman and the Rev. John Mickaliska both concelebrating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Ponca City. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, and 8 a.m., Wednesday, prior to the Rosary Service.
 A Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday evening in the Chapel of the Trout Funeral Home.
 Lloyd Letourneau was born on Nov. 26, 1930, in Aurora, Kan., the son of William and Eda (Collette) Letourneau. He was raised and grew up on the family farm in Aurora, Kan., where he obtained his early education. After graduating from Aurora, Kan., High School, Lloyd continued his education at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., where he earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration.
 On Aug. 4, 1953, he married Delores Marie Boeger at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Salina, Kan. They moved to Manhattan, Kan., where Lloyd served in the Army as a Corporal at Fort Riley. After his discharge from the Army, Lloyd and Delores moved to Ponca City in 1955 where he began working with Continental Oil Company. After retiring from Conoco, Lloyd served as a substitute teacher for the Ponca City High School, which he greatly enjoyed. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church where he was active in the Knights of Columbus and the Men's Choir. He was a supporter of the American Red Cross. Another passion of Lloyd's was serving as a referee and umpire for 35 years officiating softball, baseball, basketball and football. Fixing things around the house was another of his specialties, rebuilding his house by himself through the years.
 Surviving family members include one son, the Rev. Dan Letourneau of Norman, Okla.; three daughters, Mary A. Letourneau of Bartlesville, Okla., Janice Cupples and husband Jim of Friendswood, Texas, and Judy Bell of Haysville, Kan.; one brother, Jerome Letourneau and his wife Norlene of Concordia, Kan.; grandchildren, Chris and Ashley Cupples, D.J. and Brittany Bell; as well as in-laws, Phyllis Temaat, Ann Nice and husband Dale; and Don Boeger and wife Raecine.
 Lloyd was preceded in death by his beloved wife Delores and his parents, William and Eda Letourneau.
 Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic School Scholarship Fund, 408 S. 8th, Ponca City, OK 74601.

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