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June 24, 2014

Lucille R. Kodaseet

1922 - 2014

Lucille R. “Granny” Kodaseet, 91, of Muskogee, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa. Lucille was born October 20, 1922 in Bluebird Canyon, Arizona, the daughter of Lalatse and Asdean Kai Letseoma. At the age of five, Lucille moved with her sisters to Bacone in Muskogee. She attended Bacone College and received nurses training in Chicago. Lucille worked at Indian Health Services in New Mexico, Arizona and Muskogee and then worked at Muskogee General Hospital. On July 2, 1947, Lucille and Alfred Kodaseet were married. She enjoyed being with her family, cooking, gardening and fishing.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Edmund Kodaseet; sisters, Grace Letseoma and Eleanor Nez and her husband, Alfred Kodaseet.

Lucille is survived by her daughter, LiLing James of Muskogee; grandchildren, Kelly Goldman and her husband, Ryan of Evansville, AR, Alex Kodaseet of Tuba City, AZ, Sandra Hicks of Muskogee, Lori Deeringwater of Thompson Falls, MT, and Michael Kinsey of Muskogee; 15 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Bacone College Chapel with Pastor Norman Daniels and Pastor Charles Deeringwater officiating. A committal service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Memory Lane Cemetery in Anadarko with Pastor Marilyn Bread officiating. Pallbearers will be Josh Fixico, Darryl Polacca, Sydnie Washington, George Hogner, Kyle Spotted Horse, Jacob Tsotigh, Slayter Deeringwater, and Joe Holder.

Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be made at www.foster-petering.com.

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