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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Kenneth Wayne Fink

Kenneth Wayne “Kenny”

Fink, age 76, long time resident of Tonkawa, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, September 4,

2019 in Wichita, Kansas.

A funeral ceremony to celebrate Kenny’s life was held at

10:00 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2019 at the First Baptist

Church - Tonkawa with Pastor

Terry Ballard officiating. Following the ceremony, Kenny was laid to rest at the Lamont

Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Tonkawa.

Kenny was born on November 20, 1942 in Blackwell, OK to John Fink and Helen Winkle-man Fink. Kenny grew up in

Lamont and attended Lamont

High School where he participated in Football, Basketball and Track. He was also apart of the FFA where he won Grand

Champion with his Yorkshire

Pig.

As a young man he served four years in the United States

Navy where he fought in the

Vietnam War. He was especially proud of his time aboard the

U.S.S. Buckley. After several short stints at local Co-ops and working for the State of Oklahoma, he became the owner of a convenience store call Honk

& Hollar where he served the town of Tonkawa for 25 years.

As an avid outdoorsman, two of Kenny’s greatest loves were hunting and fishing. Especially coon hunting where he spent many nights with people and dogs whom he loved dearly.

In his later years, he enjoyed having a garden and providing family and friends with fresh vegetables.

Kenny was a born again

Christian, and his faith was to the up most importance to him. Kenny attended the First

Baptist Church in Tonkawa for many years and the members became like a second family to him. He never missed a Sunday and he greatly enjoyed dropping by just to visit with his church family.

Survivors include his children: Steven Wilkerson and wife Aubree of Ponca City, Jeffrey Kukuk and wife Christy of

Perry, OK, and Ashley Bradley and husband Todd of Enid, OK, grandchildren: Bryce Wilkerson and Paityn Wilkerson and sister Karen Symes of Garden City, KS.

Kenny was preceded in death by his parents and brother Larry Fink.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Tonkawa, 212 North Main Street, Tonkawa, OK 74653.

Wanda McBride

Wright

Wanda McBride Wright, 69, died sunday, Sept. 1, at Shawn Manor Nursing center, Ponca City.

A memorial service will be anounced.

She was born Jan. 3, 1950, to Roscoe McBride.

She was preceded in death by her husband Howard and son CJ Wright and a step-brother Chuc’k Mills.

Wanda was a cook for the Senior Center in Ponca City for many years.

Survivors include a sister, Martha Fann of Warsaw, Missouri; step sisters Saundra Mill of san Diego, calif. and sherrie Mills of Hall, texas.

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