Donald Lloyd Gensman

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Donald Lloyd Gensman

  • Birth 12 Jul 1927 Beaver County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 23 Oct 1998
  • Burial Darrouzett, Lipscomb County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 14859951

Don GENSMAN, 71, of Darrouzett, died October 23, 1998.

Funeral services were held Sunday. October 25, at the Darrouzett School auditorium with Rev. Billy Wilson, Rev. Don Travis and Rev. Scott Richards officiating. Burial was in Darrouzett Cemetery under the direction of Good Samaritan Funeral Service of Booker.

He was born July 12, 1927 in Beaver County, Oklahoma, and attended the North Fork Country School. After graduating from Darrouzett High School in 1945, he went to work on the family farm.

He married Irene BECHTHOLD on February 23, 1946 in Lipscomb County, and they made their home in Beaver County. They moved to Ottawa, KS for a while, then returned to Lipscomb County, where they lived until 1954. After living in northwest Oklahoma and north Texas. They moved to Darrouzett in 1961.

He was a farmer-rancher and operated his own custom harvesting operation. He and his wife also operated Darrouzett Corner Drug for several years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Darrouzett.

He was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Blake MEIER; a brother, Loren, and his parents.

He is survived by his wife. Irene. of the home; one son Dennis Kay GENSMAN of Altus, Oklahoma; five daughters, Donita DAVIS of Panhandle, Judy HUDSON of Darrouzett, Joyce BAKER of Follett, Jean LEWIS of Darrouzett and Jackie BOWLING of Follett; one sister, Laurene STEVENSON of Owasso, Oklahoma; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to one's favorite charity.

(Published in The Perryton Herald (TX), October 29, 1998.)





Don was born in Beaver County, Oklahoma to Lloyd and Isalone Rose (Beach) Gensman.
He grew up in Beaver County where he attended the North Fork Country School and graduated from the Darrouzett High School in 1945.
On February we,1946 he was married to Irene Bechthold.
Don farmed and ranched his entire life and also operated his own custom harvesting business.
He and Irene had also operated the Darrouzett Corner Drug Store.
He is survived by his wife Irene of the home.
Dennis of Altus Oklahoma
Donita of Panhandle
Joyce Baker of Alvin
Judy and Jerald Hudson of Darrouzett
Jean and Kelly Lewis of Tulsa Oklahoma
Jackie of Dallas
16 grandchildren
8 great grandchildren


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  • Added: 8 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14859951
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Lloyd Gensman (12 Jul 1927–23 Oct 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14859951, citing Darrouzett Cemetery, Darrouzett, Lipscomb County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46850682) .