Donald D. Vandruff Copy; Enid News and Eagle 12-1985 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Alva – The funeral for Donald D. Vandruff, 55, who died Wednesday at a Wichita, Kansas, hospital, will be 2 PM Saturday at the Wharton Funeral Home Chapel in Alva. The Rev. Darrel Hardy, pastor of the Alva First United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will follow at the Cherokee Municipal Cemetery in Cherokee.
Vandruff was born March 5, 1930, in Lambert, southwest of Cherokee, to Winford and Clarence Vandruff. The family moved to Aline in 1932 where he attended school. He moved to Farley, Kansas, in January 1946 and then to Alva in 1949. The past three years, he had lived at the Share Convalescent Home in Alva.
Vandruff worked on the Rock Island Railroad with his father and did some farm work.
Survivors include his mother, Winford Vandruff, Alva; two sisters, Mrs. Bob (Wanda) Watson, Alva, and Mrs. Charles (Nettie Jo) Bindrum, Wichita, Kansas; and two brothers, Maurice, Topeka, Kansas, and Bill, Clearwater, Kansas.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence, January 12, 1983.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation.
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