Katie Towie Wacoche
Sequoyah High School Student ~ 1930s
Tahlequah, Ok.... Services for Katie Towie Wacoche , 89, of Tahlequah, will be 10:00 AM Wednesday Oct. 10, 2007 in the Cedar Tree Tabernacle. Officiating will be Rev. Jess French. Serving as pall bearers are Ronnie Towie, Lee Towie, Mark Stanly Quinton, Christopher Two Shields, Wesley Shade, and Darrel Holcomb. Interment will follow in the Towie Cemetery under the care of Green Country Funeral Home.
Katie was born in Tahlequah, the daughter of Jeff and Waiter (Miller) Towie on Feb. 3, 1918. She passed from this life on Oct. 7, at her residence in Cherokee County.
Katie attended Sequoyah Orphan Training School (1st grd ~ Highschool) until her senior year (transferred to Bacone). She liked to use a cane pole and fish for perch. Enjoyed horticulture: collecting wild flowers, and tree leaves. Baseball teams she liked were the St. Louis Cardinals, and Denver Broncos. She enjoyed watching "General Hospital".
She was an avid Sequoyah Indians sports fan along with OU.
Preceding her in death are her parents, husband Johnson Wacoche (Seq.Emp '78) in 2006, siblings Jennie Quinton, Alex Towie, Susie Thornton, Geneva Wilson, Louise Pritchet, and Jess Towie
Surviving her are 11 children Nancy J. Wacoche Howze (Seq. Cls '56) , Watie “Chebon” Wacoche (Seq. Jr. '60) and wife Margie McLemore (Seq. Soph '60) , Bonnie Wacoche TwoShields (Seq. Cls '62) , Ben Wacoche (Seq. Cls '64) and companion Clarissa Smith (Seq. Jr.'72) , Susannah Lou Wacoche Martin (Seq. Cls '66) , Allen Wacoche (Seq. Cls '67) , Helen Wacoche Wilder (Seq. Cls '67) and husband Sidney "Deanie" Wilder (Seq. Empl.) , Isaac Wacoche (Seq. Jr. '69) and wife Brenda, Mona Lisa Wacoche Thompson (Seq. Fresh '69) and husband Edwin Thompson (Seq. Soph '66) , Alex "Chuck" Wacoche (Seq. Jr.'72) and companion Juanita, and Joni Thompson and companion David, numerous grandchildren great grand children, great grandchildren, and many friends too numerous to mention.