March 15, 1938 - March 21, 2013 SHAWNEE Max A. Brattin, professor emeritus of economics at Oklahoma Baptist University, died March 21. Brattin was a member of the OBU faculty from 1966 until retiring in 2000. He was born March 15, 1938, in El Reno, the son of Merle A. and Mona Day Brattin. He attended schools in Yukon, McLoud, and Putnam and graduated from Mulhall High School in 1956. He received the B.S. degree in business from OBU in 1960 and the MBA degree from Louisiana State University in 1962. Brattin taught at Howard Payne University 1963-66 before joining the OBU faculty. Brattin was preceded in death by his parents, Merle and Mona Brattin; a sister, Mona Lu; and a brother, Bruce D. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Kathryn Brattin; nephews, David, Kevin, and Mark Brattin; niece, Janice Brattin; and many friends. A memorial service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Shawnee. Memorial gifts may be made to the Max Brattin Scholarship Fund or the Max Brattin Fine Arts Fund at Oklahoma Baptist University.

Published in The Oklahoman on Mar. 24, 2013