The Duncan Banner

Obituaries

October 21, 2013

Del Dee Cotner Loafman Bauer

Oct. 7, 2013

Walters — Del Dee Cotner Loafman Bauer, 95, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in Arlington, Texas.

Memorial service was Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at St. Mark’s Church in Arlington, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are being made to the church in her name.

Mrs. Bauer was active as a volunteer for Tarrant County Meals on Wheels, her church’s soup kitchen and the Arlington Women’s Club.

Dee was the oldest of four daughters born to Tom and Mabel Cotner of the Corum Community. A sister, Alyene Burge lives in Arlington. Tommie Cotner Ferguson and Bettye Cotner Ansley passed away several years ago.

Dee married D.J. Loafman, a school teacher and coach, in Oklahoma for many years. Their two children: Linda Loafman Shoemaker and Jerry Loafman survive her, as do their children and grandchildren. In Texas, Michael and Angela Shoemaker, their children Jennifer, Jarret and Samantha and husband Andrew; Paige Shoemaker Gilbert and her children: Dylan and Lauren; and Brooke Shoemaker Ross and her husband Skip and their children: Cory, Makenzie and Riley survive her.

In Oklahoma, Mrs. Bauer’s  son Jerry P. Loafman and wife Gail survive her, as do their four sons and their respective families: Duncan is the home for Dennis and Jane Loafman and their children: Davis and Kaitlyn; Rob and Janelle Loafman and their children: Dalton, Jason and Aspen.

Thom Loafman and wife Melissa, and Gary, Eileen and “Jet” Loafman, all reside out of state.

Dee is to be buried  near the Cotner graves in Walters Cemetery. A date has not been announced. Skip Ross will officiate.

View and sign Mrs. Bauer’s guestbook at www.star-telegram.com/obituaries. Services were through Guardian Funeral home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Lenora Roach

    Lenora Roach, 91, of Jacksboro, formerly of Comanche, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Jacksboro. Graveside service will be April 26 in Letitia Cemetery in Comanche County under direction of Coker Funeral Home.

    April 24, 2014

  • Roy ‘Tuffy’ Lookabaugh

    Roy “Tuffy" Lookabaugh passed from this life Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Veterans Center in Lawton.
    Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25 at Untied Methodist Church in Waurika with Karen Slater and Mike Bates officiating. Burial will be in the Waurika Cemetery under direction of Dudley Funeral Home in Waurika.

    April 24, 2014

  • Paul Don Bush

    Paul Don Bush, 55, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at his home in Marlow
    Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Church of Christ in Marlow with Lee Parish officiating. Burial will be in Marlow Cemetery under direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral Home in Marlow.

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-24 Velma Deese OBIT.jpg Velma B. Deese

    Funeral services for Mrs. Velma B. (Fagg) Deese, 92, of Countyline are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday April 25, 2014 at Alexander Funeral Home of Ratliff City with Rev. Ed Staggs officiating. Interment will follow at the Ratliff City Cemetery.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thelma White Minton

    Thelma White Minton, 96, of Duncan passed away from this life on Monday April 21, 2014 at Country Club Care nursing home in Duncan.

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-24 DonRidley.jpg Donald Bruce Ridley

    Marlow: Donald Bruce Ridley, 76, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 in Oklahoma City.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Hortencia Mejia

    Hortencia G. Mejia, 67, of Duncan passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 in the Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

    April 24, 2014

  • Paul Don Bush

    Marlow: Paul Don Bush, 55, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at his home in Marlow.

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-23 Obit Carlis Maxwell.jpg Carlis Eugene Maxwell

    Carlis Eugene Maxwell, formerly of Velma, passed away Oct. 31, 2013, in Oxnard, Calif.
    Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24 at the Katie Cemetery in Katie.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-23 Obit Mary Collins.jpg Mary Lou Collins

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

Who do you favor for the U.S. Senate seat that Tom Coburn is giving up?

State Rep. T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton
U.S. Rep. James Lankford, R-Edmond
State Sen. Connie Johnson, D-Oklahoma City
Former State Sen. Randy Brogdon, R-Owasso
     View Results
AP Video