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Richard Darwin Duesler
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1923
Drumright
Creek County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 4, 1997
Bartlesville
Washington County
Oklahoma, USA

FATHER: Floyd Orwin Duesler 1883-1966
MOTHER: Sylvia Louella Speaker 1888-1977
WIFE: Mary Anne Brandt 1932-
MARRIED: 4/16/1955, Tulsa, OK
CHILDREN:
* Jeanette Cecille Cowan 1956-
* Teresa Kay McIntyre 1958-
* Kathleen Marie Ferguson 1961-
* Mark Richard Duesler 1963-
* Brian Christopher Duesler 1969-

Richard Darwin Duesler: Second son of Floyd & Sylvia. Born on the Mose-Wiley oil lease between Shamrock & Drumright, OK. Had brother Robert & sister Juanita.
Served in Army Air Force for two years during WWII, stationed at Hickan Field, Oahu, HI. Obtained a certificate as an Aeronautical Engineer graduating at the top of his class from the Curtiss-Wright School of Aviation. Worked for Douglas Aircraft Co in Tulsa, OK where he was editor and chief for manuals (flight, mechanical, weight dist, etc.) Mary born in Muskogee, OK. She was a secretary at Douglas Aircraft where they met, and married at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Tulsa, OK on April 15, 1955. Richard then worked for Martin Corp in Denver where he developed check list for the moon shots. Lost job due to downsizing, so at age 40 started as a programmer at Phillips Petroleum and then developed a rate & route systems which was sold to several companies. He retired in 1985. Celebrated 40th wedding anniversary in 1995. Richard died at age 74 from heart & kidney failure. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Tulsa. Mary continues to live in Bartlesville, OK.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Floyd Orwin Duesler (1883 - 1966)
  Sylvia Louella Speaker Duesler (1888 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Anne Brandt Duesler (1932 - ____)*
 
 Sibling:
  Juanita Maryette Duesler Ray (1917 - ____)*
  Richard Darwin Duesler (1923 - 1997)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
US Army Air Corps WWII
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
Originally Created by: Ann E. Hayes
Record added: Apr 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68589054
Richard Darwin Duesler
Added by: Ann E. Hayes
 
Richard Darwin Duesler
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Added by: Greg Moore
 
 
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In memory of the Duesler family history from a distant cousin from Ohio & Wisconsin.
- Jane Duesler Iafelice
 Added: Feb. 12, 2013
 
 
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