Claremore Daily Progress

May 29, 2014

Wendell Harrington DeMoure

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Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE — Wendell Harrington DeMoure of Claremore passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.  He was 89. Private family services are planned.  

Born April 1, 1925 in Rosalina, Kan. to Benjamin and Cloe (Brown) DeMoure, Wendell was reared and educated in Wichita, Kan.  He faithfully served his country in the United States Navy during World War II.  Wendell retired from McElroy Manufacturing in Tulsa after 25 years of employment.    

This loving husband, father and grandfather will be missed by all whose lives he touched.  Wendell is survived by his wife of 62 years, Patsy Foreman DeMoure; five children Lani, Pattie, Julie, Christie and Scott; seventeen grandchildren, many great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; and one brother Bill DeMoure.