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Mooreland – The funeral for Kenneth Wayne Apple, 65, will be at 2 PM Saturday in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel in Woodward, with the Rev. Timothy D. Dorsch officiating.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, with Billings Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
He died Wednesday in a Woodward hospital. He was born August 18, 1924, in Gage to Joe and Lottie Apple. He grew up in Arnett, graduating from Arnett high school. After graduation he married Cleta McCartor, and they lived in Oklahoma City, where he was employed as a toolmaker at Tinker Air Force Base.
In 1945, he was drafted into the U. S. Army, serving overseas in World War I I. After his discharge, they lived in Arnett. In 1950 they moved to Wichita, Kansas, where he was employed with Boeing Aircraft Corp.
In the late 1950s, he moved to Woodward, where he worked for the local cable company, the City of Woodward and Woodward County.
On October 15, 1965, he married Stella Hohweiler Mahlock, in Bethany. They lived in Bethany where he was employed as a toolmaker for Gulfstream and CMI Corp. He retired in 1982, and they moved to Mooreland in 1989.
He was a member of the Woodward Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1335.
Surviving are his wife; his mother, Mrs. Lottie Apple of Mooreland; a daughter, Mrs. Anita Onkenn of Scottsdale, Arizona; a son, Joe of Oklahoma City; two step sons, Darcy and Darrell Mahlock, both of Mooreland; a step daughter, Alicia Beason of Sayre; and eight grandchildren.