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Sandra Jean Holderness

Sandra Jean Holderness 69, a resident of Okmulgee, died in Tulsa on Friday, February 2, 2007. Sandra was born in Garden City, Kansas on August 14, 1937 to Willard H. and Helen L. (Jay) Keune. She married Frank Holderness in Garden City Kansas on April 12, 1955. Sandra was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and many of its organizations, such as the Altar Guild and Woman’s Group. Her parents preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband Frank of the home, two sons; Brian and wife Mary Holderness of St. Louis, Missouri, Mitchell and wife Tammy Holderness of Begs, one sister Karen Mowdy of Okmulgee, two brothers Phillip Keune of Wichita, Kansas, Willard Keune Jr. of Toledo, Ohio, an aunt Jane Graves of Bartlesville, Oklahoma a nephew Breck Mowdy and wife Dawn of Okmulgee, five grandchildren; Jennifer Holderness, Andrew Holderness Nikki Sowder, Kyle Holderness Aaron Holderness and Blake Mowdy.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Okmulgee. Rev. Myles Schultz will officiate. Burial will be in the Beggs Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday 12-8 p.m. at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee. The family suggests memorials be made in her name to the Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund. Condolences may be made at