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Denver C. Stovall

Retired Warrant Officer Denver C. Stovall, 86, of Lawton, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Denver was born in Dallas on Oct. 15, 1930, to Denver and Mary Katherine Coppage Stovall. He joined the United States Army in 1949. While in the Army, he met and married the love of his life, Rosa Marie Bauer Stovall. They were married in Kusal, Germany, and would spend the next 60 wonderful years together. He retired from the military in 1971, after proudly serving 20 years and seven months for his country. He was a good man, an amazing husband and a loving father and grandfather. He will be remembered for many things, but most of all for his love and dedication to his family. 

Denver was preceded in death by his parents: Denver and Mary Stovall; his sister, Mary Lee Haley and husband Elton; and two granddaughters: Adelie and Abigail Kalchik. 

Denver is survived by his wife, Rosa M. Stovall of the home; four daughters: Marie Kalchik and husband Robert of Indiahoma, Jeanniene Simon of Lawton, Suzette Barnett of Lawton, and Brigette Stovall of Indiahoma; one brother-in-law, Karl Heinz Bauer and wife Lilo of Germany; one sister-in-law, Inga Keller and husband Agon of Germany; three nieces: Joanna Bohannon and husband Bill, Rebecca Romano and husband Fred, and Sherri Page and husband Wayne all of Texas; one nephew, David Haley and wife Shirley of Alabama; grandsons: Denver Kalchik and wife Brittany of Cache, Jonathon Kalchik of Illinois, Kristopher Raatz of Michigan, Cody Blankenship of Lawton, Anthony Pla of New York and Benjamin Barnett and wife Ellisia of Lawton; three granddaughters: Jeannie Tate and husband Montana (Will) of Cache, Brigette Whitehead and husband Michael of Maryland, and Rachel Blankenship of New York; along with 15 great-grandchildren who love their Opa very much. 

Graveside service for Denver C. Stovall will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, with Pastor Jim Roberts officiating under direction of Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Service.

The family will have a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, at the funeral home.

Online tributes may be left to the family at

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