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Mabel Marie VanGilder

1923 - 2019

Mabel M VanGilder

July 7, 1923 - Jan. 25, 2019


Mabel Marie VanGilder, 95, of Oklahoma City, has departed this world to be called home on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Mabel was born July 7, 1923, in Jennings, OK to Jim Rush and Celia Rush (Hull).

Mabel enjoyed her childhood in Earlsboro, OK. She met her loving husband of 58 years in Ada, OK. Mabel showed her skills of hard work and dedication for Fox Photo, where she retired after 26 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Duane D. VanGilder; her parents, Jim and Celia Rush; brother, Jim Leonard Rush; and sister, Mildred Ragsdale.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Marilyn VanGilder, of Edmond, OK; grandson, Eric and Kelli Vangilder, of Tulsa, OK; and granddaughter, Michelle Beaster, of Edmond, OK. She also leaves behind four great grandchildren, Ian and Jacob VanGilder, of Tulsa, OK; and Layla and Dominic Beaster, of Edmond, OK.

A service will be held in honor of Mabel's life on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home.
Published in The Oklahoman on Feb. 5, 2019
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