TECUMSEH, Okla. —
Larry Lee Beets, 72, of Tecumseh, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at his residence. He was born April 12, 1939, in Shawnee to Edgar and Imogene (French) Beets. He graduated from Wanette High School in 1958. On May 27, 1961, he married Patsy Giddens. He retired from Pottowatomie County District 3. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was a collector of many things. He was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Jerry Beets; sister-in-law, Sandra Godwin; son-in-law, Robby Sweetin; and daughter-in-law, Patty Beets. Survivors include his wife, Patsy Beets, of the home; three children, Terry Lynn Beets and wife, Lorrie, of Apache, Jeanne Marie Sweetin, of the home, and Jawanai “Jo” Baggett of Norman; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edra Conley, of Norman, and Mary Wells and husband, Terry, of Norman; one brother, Dale Beets and wife Bobbie, of Wanette; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Wanette Cemetery with David Brassfield officiating. Walker Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
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