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1925 John 2022

John Petrik

December 14, 1925 — January 25, 2022


John J. Petrik was born on December 14, 1925 on a family farm northwest of Renfrow, Oklahoma to John Petrik and Bessie Katheryn Jindra Petrik and passed from this life on January 25, 2022 in Enid.  John married Anna Mae Carter in Caldwell, Kansas on March 31, 1948, they were married 65 years.  John served in the U.S. Army from September 25, 1944 until November 27, 1946 and attained the rank of Sergeant. John was awarded the following medals of honor: Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Combat Infantryman Badge.  He was a member of the Medford United Methodist Church.

John was members of multiple Masonic organizations and held many positions.  These include Blue Lodge of Medford #84, Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priests (Most Excellent Grand High Priest), Oklahoma York Rite College #75, Scottish Rite Freemasonry 32nd Degree Honor, Akdar Shriner, Tulsa, Olivet Chapter #25, Bernard Council #43, Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council of Oklahoma, member of Commandrey, Red Cross of Constantine, Eastern Star Worthy Patron for 17 years, Rainbow Dad for many years, and Advisory Board Grand Cross of Color.  He was also a part of other organizations which include Grant County Fair Board for 25 years, District 21 School Board for 13 years, Advisor for Medford 4-H and FFA club, President for Medford Lions Club, and Secretary Renfrow Telephone Company.

John is preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Petrik; father, John Petrik; mother, Bessie Katheryn Petrik; sister, Evelyn Rose Truhlar.

Survivors include his son, David Petrik and wife, Janis; three daughters, JoAnne Petrik and husband, Dan McClellan, Jenny Sue Davis and husband, Terry, Kay Petrik and husband, Tim Stoltze; grandchildren, Lucretia Nesbitt and husband, Justin, Ashley Hibbets and husband, Scott, Crystal Foreman and husband, Jack, Shelby Kaminski and husband, Terry, Mistie Fain, Brandon Davis and wife, Tammy, Tiffiany Jones and husband, Michael, and Kyle Arter; great grandchildren, Brianna and Garrett Nesbitt, Hudson and Alivia Hibbets, Nathan Thompson, Capri Fain, Lauren and Alyssa Kaminski, Christopher and Mia Davis, Hailie Carson, and Timmy and Paizlee Arter; great-great grandchild, Camden Carson.

Funeral service for John will be Monday, January 31, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Medford United Methodist Church.  Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery east of Medford with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Medford. Viewing will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Facebook:  Lanman Funeral Home Inc.

Memorials may be given to the church through the funeral home.

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Sunday, January 30, 2022

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Lanman Funeral Home Chapel

108 E Cherokee St, Medford, OK 73759

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Monday, January 31, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Medford United Methodist Church

123 N 2nd St, Medford, OK 73759

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