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Muriel Alice Wakolee

March 4, 1947 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 74)


Muriel Alice Wakolee, age 74, of Shawnee, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022 surrounded by family. 

Muriel was born to Evelyn (Brave) Haney and Rudolf Lefthand on March 4, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  She was raised by her other father, Norman Haney, Sr.  She was the oldest of 4 children. 

Muriel attended Strothers Schools, Shawnee High School and Haskell Jr. College.  

She married David Wakolee on September 3, 1983 at Friends Church. 

Muriel was a member of the Arapaho and Sioux Tribes, respectively.  Muriel was a member of the Nagawee United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with family and listening to some Rod Stewart and Elvis.  Muriel enjoyed playing softball and basketball and loved to read.  She will be remembered for her kindness and the willingness to make anyone she came across to feel special. She will also be remembered as the best memaw to all who knew her. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Evelyn Haney, Rudolf Lethand and Norman Haney, Sr.; brothers, Michael Haney and Norman Haney, Jr. 

She is survived by her husband, David Wakolee of the home; children, Tishomingo Waldon and wife Devona of Oklahoma City, Aloma Waldon of Shawnee, Chuffee Waldon Sr. and wife Keri of Shawnee, Hannah Wakolee and husband Eric Brassfield of Shawnee; sister, Janet Byington and husband Tim of McLoud; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many loving friends and extended family.  To her everyone was family. 

Wake Service will be 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 7, 2022 at Hitchitee United Methodist Church in Seminole, OK. Service will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Hitchitee United Methodist Church with Timothy Byington and Stephen Floch officiating. Burial will follow at Hitchitee Church Cemetery in Seminole, OK under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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January 7, 2022

7:00 PM
Hitchitee United Methodist Church (Seminole)

Funeral Service
January 8, 2022

12:00 PM
Hitchitee United Methodist Church (Seminole)

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