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  • August 14-20, 2019 • 10040 Hwy 54 • Weatherford • (580) 772-5939 • email: sales@westokweekly.com • www.westokweekly.com • Vol. 5 No. 33

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    Weatherford girls compete in Pony Club Championship

    The WHS Cheerleaders have earned the chance to be in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this fall. The girls performed a routine at the All-Star competition and all of the seniors and one junior were selected to the All-Star all U.S. team. They will be leaving the Saturday before Thanksgiving

    to begin practicing for the parade. 1,000 performers were selected to perform in the parade with 500 cheerleaders and 500 dancers going. The Spirit of America competition

    was spread across the country. So, it is no easy feat getting selected, and the girls worked extremely hard to make it. Each day in NYC, they’ll have an early morning practice

    and a practice after dinner. Throughout the day they’ll have the opportunity to go with staff tour guides around the city. They’ll get to walk through the 9/11 Museum, see the

    Statue of Liberty, attend a couple Broadway plays, and watch the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular. The cheerleaders are raising money for the experience, with the goal of raising $10,000 to cover half of the costs.

    Donations can be made to local cheerleaders and through their PayPal: whscheer73096@gmail.com. Sponsorships for individuals and businesses are available for the team as well. Sponsorships will be printed on the back of the T-shirts that the girls will wear during their time in NYC. The Competition Cheer Team will begin competing this

    year in September, and they have their goals set high. We’d like to wish the girls good luck this year and to issue

    a special congratulations. We can’t wait to watch them perform in the parade!

    Chase Wright Staff Writer

    WHS Cheerleaders to be in Macy’s Day Parade

    Three Weatherford girls competed in the United States Pony Club Championship for Central and Western United States. Great Britain, Australia, and Canada also competed in games. The Championship was held in Parker, Colorado, August 5th-10th at the Colorado Horse Park. The girls competed for four day and were tested on their

    lnowledge of horse management, veterinary care and health maintenance of horses. They qualified to compete on the team from the Red River Region, which consists of members from Oklahoma, Texas and parts of Louisana and Arkansas. Placing 3rd was Avery Lankford in Modified Jr. D

    Divison. 4th was Renzy Berry and Stephenie Villines in Modified Novice D division. Renzy Berry also placed 10th individually in the modified D and Stephenie Villines placed 3rd. Pictured left to right is Stephenie Villines, Avery

    Lankford, and Renzy Berry.

  • August 14-20, 2019 • WestOK Weekly • Page 2

    Marvin was born March 9, 1925, in Thomas, Oklahoma, to Jesse and Elizabeth (Davis) Shantz and passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, at Weatherford Regional Hospital, having reached the age of 94 years, 4 months and 26 days. Marvin was raised southeast

    of Thomas where he attended Swan and Bear Creek schools. Marvin started running the family farm with his brother Melvin before he moved to Pennsylvania in 1936 but returned in 1937. On April 29, 1955, he married Norma Miller in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, and made their home northwest of Hydro, Oklahoma. He farmed and ranched for over 60 years before retiring at the age of 75. Marvin enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, and cookouts with family and friends. Memorials may be made to the Pleasant View Mennonite Church. Marvin is survived by his wife of 64 years Norma Shantz of

    their home in Thomas, Oklahoma; two sons: Eldon Shantz and wife Ellen of Thomas, Oklahoma and Delmar Shantz and wife Patty of Minco, Oklahoma; two daughters:Joy DeLeon and husband Irvan of Watonga, Oklahoma, and Marilyn Yoder and husband Duane of Akron, Pennsylvania; ten grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother

    Melvin Shantz; and two sisters Ina Shantz and Grace Shantz.

    Marvin Shantz

    Juana Selsa Wanek Mary Powers

    Juana Selsa Wanek was born April 6, 1938, in Silver City, New Mexico, to Joe and Juana (Rodriquez) Alegria and passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, at Corn Heritage Village in Weatherford, Oklahoma, at the age of 81 years, 4 months, and 29 days. Selsa was raised and attended school in Silver City, New

    Mexico, and graduated from high school in 1956. She received her nursing degree from Hotel Dieu in El Paso, Texas, and later attended college at Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. Selsa married Edward Wanek on April 20, 1978, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and made their home in Los Alamos, New Mexico. They later moved to Austin, Texas, and in 1988 moved to Weatherford, Oklahoma. Selsa worked for Clinton Regional Hospital and Cordell Christian Home. She enjoyed quilting, opera, and art. Memorials

    Funeral services for Frank A. Goldenstein Sr., age 87, were scheduled for 1:00 P.M., Wednesday August 7, 2019, at the Kiesau Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jessie Musick officiating and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Clinton Cemetery. Frank was born June 30, 1932, in Foss OK. to Willie and

    Gertrude (Harrison) Goldenstein and passed away August 1, 2019, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Frank was raised near Foss on a farm. He worked and

    retired from the Railroad in 1981, he loved to fish and hunt. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, his 1st wife

    Theta Patsy (Sanders), a brother John M. Goldenstein, and a sister Berleta Holt. Frank is survived by his sons Frank Albert Goldenstein

    Jr., of Marietta OK. John Wayne Goldenstein of Lone Grove, OK. two sisters: Delores of Oklahoma City, and Lena and her husband Donald Goodwin of Mustang, and one granddaughter Tia Goldenstein.

    Frank A. Goldstein Funeral Services for Freddie Dean Lindsey, age 65, of

    Clinton was set for 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 7, at the First Baptist Church in Clinton, with Jessie Musick officiating and under the direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Freddie was born January 15, 1954. to Ova and Dora (Deela)

    Lindsey and passed away August 4, 2019, in his home east of Clinton. Freddie was raised in Weatherford and attended schools

    in Clinton and Weatherford. Over the years he worked as a farmer, worked for the City of Clinton, and in the Oilfield. He loved to hunt and fish, and especially loved his family. He married Tina Marie in 1973. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers:

    Bob Lindsey, Bill Sutton, his daughter-in-law Candy Lindsey and a sister Juanita Musick. He is survived by two daughters: Lucy and her husband

    Greg Lewis of Thomas, Trish and her husband Chad Boggs of Cordell; four sons: Toby Lindsey and his wife Jolene of Clinton, Johnny Lindsey and his wife Kileigh of Clinton, Shawn Lindsey and his wife Tammy of Clinton, James Lindsey and his wife Kylee of Clinton; two brothers Delbert Lindsey and his wife Melinda of Weatherford, Merle Lindsey of Clinton, 24 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.

    Funeral services for William “Bill” Ross Jr., 67 Enid, Ok., resident and formerly of Clinton, OK., were held 1:00 P.M., Monday, August 13, 2019 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel, officiated by Amanda Pribble, and burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau- Lee Funeral Home. William “Bill” Lawson Ross, Jr., was born September 26,

    1951, to William L. Ross, Sr., and Julia Ann (Miller) Ross in Plainview, TX, and passed away in the St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK. Monday August 5, 2019. Bill was raised in Plainview, TX, and Clinton, OK,

    graduating from Clinton High School. He was married to the former Peggy Frame in Eufaula, OK, and later married Debbie Campbell. He had made his home in Colorado for a short time then

    moved to Enid, Ok, where he worked several years for the Western Company. He worked in the oilfields and owned and operated Northwest Chemical Company and his last position was with Advanced Foods as the Maintenance Supervisor. He enjoyed building motors and race cars and was an avid

    pool player. He is preceded in death by his parents, son Richard Ross

    and a brother Carl Lee Ross. He is survived by a son William “Billy” Ross III and wife

    William "Bill" Ross Jr.

    may be made to St. Eugene Catholic Church. Selsa is survived by her husband of 41 years Edward

    Wanek of their home in Weatherford, Oklahoma; and two sisters: Estelle Horcasitas of Bakersfield, California, and Lillian Sepulveda of Whittier, California. She was preceded in death by her parents. **Services will be scheduled at a later date at St. Eugene

    Catholic Church**

    Donna Enid; daughter Katherine Lemcool and husband, Carl Michigan, sister Sheila Ross, Enid, brother Jack Ross and wife Lori, Enid and a sister-in-law Marina Ross, Colorado. He is also survived by five grandchildren.

    Freddie Dean Lindsey

    Chapel Services for Mary Powers, 79, Clinton resident were held 10:00 A. M. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel, officiated by Paul Fuentes, Jr., and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Mary Katherine (Dawson)

    Powers was born May 24, 1940, to Henry Dawson and Esther Snell Dawson in Custer City, Oklahoma, and passed away Monday August 5,