Natalie Ann Link was born on April 23, 2020, when she had already entered the gates of heaven. She was sadly taken too soon, and will be missed by her mommy, daddy, sister and brother. Some people only dream of angels, but we have held one in our arms. Sleep tight, little angel.
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Wesley Edward Blumer, was born August 22, 1960 at Seiling, OK and passed from this life at his home near Cestos, OK on April 22, 2020 at the age of 59 years. He was one of five children born to John Samuel and Wilma Dorene (Grothe) Blumer. Wesley grew up in the Seiling community and attended Seiling Public Schools, graduating with the class of 1978. He attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University at Sayre, OK and obtained his Associates degree as a medical technician. On July 11, 1981, at Crystal Beach Park in Woodward, OK, Wesley was united in marriage to Sally LuAnne Hoyt and they established a home in the Seiling and Cestos area. Two children, John Wesley and Mikayla Jo blessed their home.
Norman R. Burns, 81, of Woodward, passed from this life on April 5, 2020. He was born to William “Clyde” and Iva (Glover) Burns on July 29, 1938 in rural Palo Pinto County, TX. He was raised near Mineral Wells, TX.
Everett Melvin Stotts, of Chester, was born on August 24, 1931 to Fred and Myrtle (Curry) Stotts in Seiling, OK. He passed from this life on April 8, 2020 at the age of 88 years, 7 months, and 15 days.
Berny Sander was born on March 20, 1941, to Ralph and Crystal Sander, the second of four boys, and departed his earthly life on March 27, 2020. He lived his entire life in Dewey County, farming, ranching, and auctioneering. He graduated from Seiling High School and attended college at Southwestern and Oklahoma State University, as well as Ft. Smith Auction School. Berny and his wife Linda Sue (Bensch) are the parents of two daughters, Tammy Mercer and Suzanne Wint. He was an active member of the First Christian Church where he was an elder, the Gideons International, the Seiling Masonic Lodge, and was inducted into the Dewey County Historical Society Hall of Fame in 2013. Berny was a real estate broker and auctioneer, and auctioned cattle at Seiling, Woodward, Fairview, and Clinton sale barns, along with conducting many real estate and farm related auctions throughout the years. He spent much time volunteering his services for any and all youth programs in Seiling and throughout Dewey County. Berny has been the auctioneer for the Seiling and Taloga FFA Trophy Auctions for many years, as well as the Dewey County Premium Auction and is also a past president of the Seiling Livestock Boosters Club. If there was a fund raising event for a worthy cause in the area, Berny would be there volunteering his time and services, as well as announcing all of the parades in Seiling. He was an active worker in the Seiling Rodeo Club since its inception 35 years ago and was selected Grand Parade Marshal in 2005. His hobbies were playing golf, camping, fishing, and quail hunting with his father-in-law. He especially enjoyed going to baseball games, where he and his wife traveled to games throughout the Central United States with Ronnie and Lin Livingston, and later with his family from coast to coast to MLB games.