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John D. Molet

April 9, 1942 – November 27, 2018

John D. Molet, 76, resident of Henryetta, went to be in the arms of Jesus on Thursday, Nov. 27, in Henryetta. John was born April 9, 1942, in Chicago, Ill. to John Molet and Bessie Arnold Molet. At the age of two, John and his family moved to Henryetta. He graduated from Henryetta High School and took drafting classes at Okmulgee Tech. John was a member of the 45th Division of the U.S. Army. He was a Recruiting Infantry Officer for a time. John went to work for the U.S. Postal Service in Chicago on Dec. 4th, 1961. John married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life, Donna, on Dec. 30, 1961. They moved back to Oklahoma in 1962. He was a member of the Southwood Baptist Church for 14 years, where he served as a Deacon and taught a Sunday school class. In 1989, John and his family joined Brookwood Baptist Church, where he served as Chairman of Deacons for a time and taught Sunday school until the time of his illness. John was involved in everything, including coaching many ball teams. He was an avid OU fan, spending many Saturdays watching football with his boys. John was a man of integrity and truly fit the scripture, “well done my good and faithful servant.” John was preceded in death by his father, John Molet; his mother, Bessie Arnold Molet Gavras; and his brother, Pat. John is survived by his wife of 57 years, Donna Molet; one sister, Silvia “Brat” Kramer; daughter, Shelley Olsen and husband Eric; sons, John Scott Molet and wife Heather and Tony Dominick and wife Jennifer; grandchildren, Shannon Rae and fiancé Wes, Evan, Talia and fiancé Mason, Ethan, Vinny, Bella, twins Paisley and Braxton, and Sophia; a new great grand-baby on the way; and sister, Sylvia Kramer and husband Richard of Henryetta. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Brookwood Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. Interment followed at 3:30 p.m., at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service. The family would especially like to thank and acknowledge Dr. Henry Allen and Excell Hospice for their loving, Christian care.

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