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1935 J.D. 2015

J.D. Daughhetee

August 20, 1935 — June 11, 2015

Funeral services for Jesse Dale (J.D.) Daughhetee will be a graveside service at the Keith Cemetery, southwest of Burlington, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. There will be a viewing at Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. in Cherokee, Oklahoma on Friday, June 19, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The family will be available during the viewing from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm.

Jesse Dale Daughhetee, son of Jess and Leota Daughhetee, was born on August 20, 1935 in Alva, Oklahoma. He passed away June 11, 2015, at the age of 79 years, 9 months and 22 days at his son's home in Brentwood, California. His daughter, Shelly, was at his side as he succumbed to complications from lung cancer.

He attended school in Burlington, Oklahoma, graduating with the class of 1953.

On January 14, 1956, J.D. married Doris Ann Schurter. He lived in the Burlington area with Doris his entire life. He worked as a Lumberyard Manager for the Burlington CO-OP for thirty-five years. Previous to his employment at the Burlington CO-OP, he worked as a carpenter for Howard Rieger for ten years. After his retirement he continued to work in the local area repairing fence chargers for various farmers and ranchers throughout Oklahoma and Kansas. During his life, he traveled with Doris, visiting most of the 50 states plus Canada and Mexico. The highlight of his days included doing a multitude of handyman projects to help his children or others in the community. He also enjoyed playing his accordion at various church and social functions throughout the years.

Preceding him in death are his wife, Doris; his parents and one infant brother, who died shortly after birth.

He is survived by his two sisters, Lorenella Rieger of Enid, Oklahoma and Beverly Jo Roots of Cherokee, Oklahoma; one son, Monte Daughhetee and wife, Laurie (Fish) of Brentwood, California; two daughters, Shelly Brown and husband, Stephen of St. Paul, Minnesota and Cheryl Peace and husband, J.J of Colorado Springs, Colorado; fourteen grandchildren, Derek Daughhetee, Dylan Daughhetee and wife, Monica, Magdalena Fish, Benjamin Fish, Molly Brown, Stephen Brown Jr., Caleb Brown, Levi Brown, Joseph Brown, Hunter Peace, Lydia Peace, Madeline Peace and Wyatt Peace and one great grandchild, Logan Daughhetee, son of Dylan and Monica.

In lieu of flowers J.D.'s children request that a memorial gift in honor of their Dad be made to "Sutter Care at Home" located in Northern California, as they were exceptional in their assistance and care during his final days. A secure donation can be made online at
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