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Loren Franklin Washburn

December 2, 1932 ~ July 10, 2020 (age 87)


Loren Franklin Washburn, 87, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 10, 2020. 

He was born December 2, 1932 to parents, Lee and Ora (Hulin) Washburn in Cleveland County, Oklahoma.  

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in West Germany. 

Loren married Frances Carleton on December 29, 1956 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

He owned and operated a service station for more than 40 years.  

Loren loved to go coon hunting with his friends.  His biggest passion was driving his tractor and cutting hay.  He loved the farming life and tending to his cattle.  He will be missed by so many.  He was a caring and generous man. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sons, Terry and Rickey; an infant sister, Ida; sister, Bernice Young; and 2 brothers, Darrell and Walter; 3 sisters-in-law, Carolyn Washburn, Helen Washburn and Margie Washburn.     

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 63 years, Frances Washburn of the home; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Nancy Washburn of Tecumseh and Tim and Tonya Washburn of Edmond, OK; 1 daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Bob Arevalo of Kansas; 9 grandchildren, Andrea and Deke Chandler, Justin and McKayla Washburn, Kelsey and Andrew Snider, Karley Washburn, Nick Washburn, Jared Champlin, Ben Johnson, Ellen Sweeney and Connor Sweeney; 4 great-grandchildren, Kiera and Isabelle Chandler and Camdyn and Graham Snider; 1 sister, Janeen Washburn of Tecumseh; 4 brothers, Bill Washburn of Maud, OK, Charlie Washburn of Bethel Acres, OK, Eldon Washburn of Shawnee, OK and Orval and Joyce Washburn of Tecumseh, OK; 2 sisters-in-law, Chubby Washburn of Shawnee and Velma Washburn of Midwest City, OK; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. 

Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020 and continue through service time.  Service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 17, 2020 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Larry Sparks officiating.   Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Shawnee under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.   

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July 16, 2020

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
210 W. Walnut
Tecumseh, OK 74873

Funeral Service
July 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Cooper Funeral Home
210 W. Walnut
Tecumseh, OK 74873

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