|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1925|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 2005|
Copied with permission from the Shawnee News-Star:
December 6, 2005:
Wanette resident Leo Charles Biswell, 80, died Sunday, Dec. 4, in Wanette.
He was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Chandler to Harlan M. and Pearl Olive (Abbott) Biswell. He was reared in Chandler and attended Candler High School. He attended Oklahoma Baptist University for two years.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge.
On June 2, 1977, he married Mary Hill in Shawnee.
Biswell served as a minister for 57 years. He also worked at Tinker Air Force Base for 30 years as an airplane mechanic.
He was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church of Wanette, but had attended the Holiness Church for six years.
He loved singing at church and his favorite pastime was working crossword puzzles.He also enjoyed watching football games on the television and was an avid Oklahoma University fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother and an aunt, Dorothy Bledsoe.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Biswell, of the home; three daughters and one son-in-law, David and Tina Biswell Melot of Shawnee, Twanna Biswell of Tecumseh and Rebecca White of Wanette; three sons, Johnny Parker of Duncan, Bobby Parker of Duncan and David Parker of South Dakota; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Service will be 1 p.m. today at Wanette Cemetery Chapel with Ron Gaither and Catherine Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Wanette Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
Mary Francis Hill Biswell (1941 - 2012)*
Created by: Kay Sugg Best
Record added: Dec 06, 2005
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