Coleman "Rafe" Felikatubbe, Sr.

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Durant, Oklahoma

Coleman "Rafe" Felihkatubbe

Coleman "Rafe" Felihkatubbe, was born September 24, 1924 in Finley, Oklahoma, .the son of Lewie and Carrie Felihkatubbee of Finley. He passed away on Friday, September 3, 1999 in Wildomar, California

As a veteran of WWII, he was a rifleman with the U.S. Army, Company "B" Infantry. He was honorably discharged in 1945. After his military service he married Eva Parish of Darwin, Oklahoma. They moved to California in 1954 and divorced in 1978.

Prior to retirement, he worked for 30 years at McDonnel Douglas in Torrance, California. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and exploring the hills where he lived. One of his favorite pastimes was to sit outside under a tree and read one of his western books while listening to the wind chimes blow in the wind.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Coleman, Jr., and Luke Felihkatubbe; one grandson, Loman Felihkatubbe; brothers, Osborne, Robert, Felihkatubbee, Ellistern Billy; sister, Evelyn Johnson, and nephew, Jimmy David Felihkatubbee

Survivors include four children and their spouses, Eva Jean and Scott Roebuck of Corona, California, Rodney and Glenna Felihkatubbe of Lake Elsinore, California, Roberta and Allen Ashiking of Forest Lake, Arizona, and Robert and Dinah Felihkatubbe, of Carson, California; 13 grandchildren, Toshia Mohler, Nakni and Rafe, Roebuck, Tish Felihkatubbe, Milysia Carey, Albert Ashiking, Jennifer Felihkatubbe, Daniel, David, Abram Felihkatubbe, Jason, Joshua, CArrie Felihkatubbe; one great-grandson, Andrew Felihkatubbe; nieces, Rosie Couch and Jeanette Billy of Antlers, Oklahoma; nephews, Glen, Don, Perry Felihkatubbe, Darryl and Buddy Billy.

Dad, you were always there for us- we are all going to miss you and your memory will always be with us until we see you again.

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