, Muskogee, OK


December 28, 2013

F.W. “Dutch” Bellinghausen


F.W. “Dutch” Bellinghausen, 93, died Thursday, December 26, 2013 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm, Sunday December 29, 2013 at Strode Funeral Home Chapel, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Stillwater with Father Ken Harder officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Stillwater. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dutch was born on August 2, 1920 to William P. and Teresa Larchey Bellinghausen in Ponca City, Oklahoma. He served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II from 1942 to 1946. After the war, he returned to Oklahoma A&M College where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture in 1948.

He was a member of the Golden K Kiwanis, the Oklahoma Horticulture Society, and the Knights of Columbus wherein he achieved the rank of 4th Degree Knight.

Dutch is preceded in death by his parents, William and Teresa; brother, Joe Bellinghausen; and sister, Marie Kraft.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Margaret of Guthrie; three daughters, Margaret Spillers of Tulsa, Susan Callison-Fender (Ronnie) of Dallas, TX, and Elizabeth Webb (Rick) of Edmond, OK; son, Ronald Bellinghausen (Kim) of Matthews, NC; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Capital Campaign, PO Box 909, Stillwater, OK 74076.

Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting

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