Stillwater News Press


January 21, 2013

Reba June Houck

Reba June Houck, 83, died Jan. 19, 2013, after a long battle with emphysema. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Anadarko Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, with Elder Kent Houck officiating. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

June was born June 4, 1929 in Anadarko, to Essie Morgan Deason and Oscar H. Deason. She married Hazel D. Houck in Mangum on Dec. 21, 1946.  

She was a retired teacher’s aide, loved to play the piano and loved to read.  

She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, grandson and great-grandson.

She is survived by three children, Steve and wife Linda of Stillwater, Bob and wife Tricia of League City, Texas, and Reba Houck Patchell and husband Gary of Stillwater; sister, Polly Grider of Anadarko; sister-in-law, Bessie Houck of Mangum; and four grandchildren, Ryan Houck of Oakland, Calif., Mychael and wife Celia Houck of League City, Texas, Amber and husband Jeremy Fifield of Carmi, Ill., and Loren Patchell of Stillwater.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the ICU staff at Stillwater Medical Center for all their help and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The American Lung Association at 1010 E. Eighth Street, Tulsa, OK 74120 or a favorite charity.

Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting


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