Thursday, May 18, 2006

Lee Daniel Toquothty, 75, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2006, in his home.

He was born Sept. 7, 1930, in Walters, Okla., the son of Robert and Mary M. (Kosechta) Toquothty. On May 15, 1974, in Newkirk, Okla., he was united in marriage to Donna Grace Glass, who survives.

survivors include: one son, Scott Allen Toquothty and his wife, Lisa, of Williamsburg, Va.; four daughters, Danise L. Reed and her husband, David, of Wichita, Kan., Terri Fowler and her husband, Rick, of Springfield, Loretta Forbeck, of Wichita, Kan., and Dena Toquothty-Crewse and her husband, Robert, of Shell Knob; two brothers, Arnold Toquothty, of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Delbert Toquothty, of Walters, Okla.; two sisters, Daniele DeVault, of Waco, Texas, and Melva Knox, of Garland, Texas; nine grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

He received his education in Temple, Okla. During the Korean War he served in the United States Army, serving from May 20, 1949, until Sept. 15, 1952, and received a Silver Star for Bravery. He then began working in the oil fields for Terra Resources in Wellington, Kan. He was a Native American and was a member of Native American Church in Walters, Okla. He was a member of V.F.W. in Wellington, Kan. In 1994, he moved to Shell Knob, to make his home.

No services have been scheduled at this time.


Shell Knob, Missouri