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Obituary for Donald Priboth

Ponca City Now - May 14, 2019 3:08 pm

Donald Dale Priboth – Veteran

March 28, 1946 – May 14, 2019

Donald Dale Priboth of Nardin, Oklahoma, died Tuesday morning, May 14, 2019, at his home at the age of 73 years.

Donald Dale Priboth was born on March 28, 1946, in Blackwell, Oklahoma, to Walter Carl and Edna Margaret (Rusch) Priboth. He grew up attending Deer Creek Public School. Following his education he entered the United States Army on June 21, 1968, and served until honorable discharge on March 30, 1971. He farmed in Grant County from the early 1970’s until ill health forced his retirement. He married Sue Ann Hinson Scott on April 1, 1995, and they made the farm northwest of Nardin their home. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Blackwell.

Don says, “I have no regrets. I’ve had a beautiful Christian life with Christian parents who brought me up in the Christian faith. God has blessed me with eight grandchildren. Most important is my wife, Sue, who had given me twenty-three years of wonderful married life. I am a happy man.”

He is survived by his wife, Sue Priboth of Nardin; a son, Bobby Priboth of Madison, Wisconsin; a daughter, Jennifer Priboth of New York; a step-son, Andy Scott of Edmond; two sisters, Barbara and Teresa Priboth of Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Brody Priboth.

Services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 17th in the Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Ned Moerbe officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackwell Cemetery with military rites performed by the United States Army.

Casketbearers will be Jim Hinton, Charles Storck, Don Sodowsky, Ryan Peetoom, Buddy May and Neil Baker. Honorary casketbearers will be Frank Priboth, Ron Bersche, Joe Bersche and Robert Hinson.

A memorial has been established in his honor with Trinity Lutheran Church in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631.