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John Girdner
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1921
Adair County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1999
Tahlequah
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA

Rachel E. (Cricket) Girdner #76652822 his father is William T. #76653034 his mother is Rosa Lee Girdner #76652987


Stilwell Democrat

Funeral services for John GIRDNER were held January 8, 1999 in Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill ROUNDTREE and Bro. Bo WOLF officiating. Burial followed in the Hungry Mountain Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were: Bill CHRISTIE, Pug CHRISTIE, Jim ROBBINGS,Larry Joe STUDIE, Jack HOLLOWAY, Tim JOHNSON, and Harold WISDOM. Mr.GIRDNER'S nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers: Jug, Tub, Jim,Billy Roger and Red GIRDNER, Ronnie LASLEY, Jeff MORRIS and TerryHOGNER.

John GIRDNER was born on November 18, 1921 to William T. and Rosa FOUTCH GIRDNER at Hungry Mountain, Oklahoma. He departed this life on January 5, 1999 at Tahlequah City Hospital at the age of 77 years, 1 month and 17 days.

John was married to Rachel Ellen CRICKET on January 2, 1942.

He joined the United States Navy during World War 11 and served on the U.S.S. Constitution. John was a retired heavy equipment operator.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two children, Gerald and Rachel; two grandchildren Angela MYERS and Kendra GIRDNER, two brothers and one sister, Simon, Jake and Abigail.

He is survived by four sons, Harold, Dale, Jerry and John; four daughters, Sadie, Betty, Patty and Rita; two brothers, Leroy and Woodrow; two sisters, Patsy and Gladys, all of Okla.; 25 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Terrell Girdner (1896 - 1976)
  Rosa Lee Foutch Girdner (1900 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel E Cricket Girdner (1922 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  Sadie Lee Girdner Long (1942 - 2016)*
  Harold Dee Girdner (1945 - 2005)*
  Gerald L Girdner (1945 - 1945)*
  Jerry Paul Girdner (1947 - 2017)*
  Rachel E Girdner (1953 - 1953)*
  Patty Dorene Girdner Thompson (1961 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Girdner (1921 - 1999)
  Woodrow M. Girdner (1925 - 2001)*
  Leroy Girdner (1927 - 2005)*
  Ralph Jake Girdner (1930 - 1995)*
  Gabe E Girdner (1932 - 1956)*
  Patsy Marie Girdner Morris (1935 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hungry Mountain Cemetery
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Mar 24, 2011
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- judy myers
 Added: May. 3, 2017

- R Burnett
 Added: Apr. 13, 2016
Thank you, Seaman 1st Class John Girdner, serving aboard U.S.S. Constitution (was classified as IX-21 in 1941, currently no classification), special service aboard a special vessel; the oldest US ship in commission.
- Wes T.
 Added: Jan. 18, 2014
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