David Castle Page, 86, of Coffeyville, KS, passed away on August 3, 2018 in Tulsa, OK.
David was born in Merrill, WI to William O. and Virginia Castle Page on May 24, 1932. He went to high school in Merrill and graduated in 1950. He earned a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Animal Husbandry from the University of Wisconsin in 1959 following four years of service in the United States Air Force. In the Air Force, David was a radio operator and served two years in Japan during the Korean War.
He held a number of executive positions with the Page Milk Company in Coffeyville and Tulsa. Later in his career he was a human resources executive with Dixon Industries also in Coffeyville. David was very involved in Rotary International where he held a variety of offices including chapter president. He was also involved in numerous other charitable endeavors including President of the Coffeyville Fair and Rodeo, Coffeyville Red Cross Board, Coffeyville Hospital Foundation Board, Coffeyville Chamber of Commerce and Meals on Wheels.
David is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jeanne Schram Page of Coffeyville. He is also survived by his son, Alan W. Page of Dallas and his wife, Kimberly M. Page; his daughter Sarah P. Wells of Oklahoma City and her husband, Bryan J. Wells. David has four granddaughters: Lauren Page Coffman of Dallas (and husband John), Kathryn C. Page of Dallas, Hayden Wells Deberry of Oklahoma City (and husband Indigo) and Chandler Wells Pope of Dallas (and husband TJ). He was preceded in death by his parents. His sister Ann P. Kittell resides in Lincoln, NE. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Coffeyville on August 7 at 10:00 AM with Reverend Nicole Schwartz-Eck officiating. A reception will immediately follow the service and be held at the Coffeyville Country Club. Burial will be private and held in Tulsa. Visitation will be held at First United Methodist Church in Coffeyville on August 6 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Ford-Wulf-Bruns Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Coffeyville or to the Coffeyville Rotary Club Foundation.