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Austin Lee Widener, 67, of Bartlesville, OK, passed away on Tuesday October 9, 2018 in Tulsa, OK. A visitation will be held on Thursday October 11, 2018 at 6 PM at Stumpff funeral home in Bartlesville. A memorial service is set to be held Friday October 12, 2018 at 1 PM in the same location. A private family graveside service will be held at 3 PM at Dewey Cemetery.


Austin was born on July 2nd, 1951 in Sayre, OK, to Zelma and Tony Widener. Right out of high school Austin served as a proud Navy serviceman during the Vietnam War on the U.S.S. Saratoga. He was honorably discharged after the war and returned home to begin his career as a draftsman for what became the Siemens Corporation out of Bartlesville, OK. He retired after 41 years carrying with him many good friends and memories. Austin was married to Marie (Currin) for nearly 34 years. The two made a lifetime of memories fishing, bowling and camping together; Even working at the same company for as long as they were married. He also enjoyed 15 years with his beloved dog R.D, who passed away in August 2018, sharing a comfy recliner and a few bowls of ice cream along the way. He immensely enjoyed his time as ‘Papa’ to his 3 grandsons and was wildly loved by them all.


Austin is preceded in death by his father Austin “Tony” Widener. He is survived by his mother Zelma, wife Marie, sister Vickie Lockman and husband Rick of Bartlesville, son Kevin Widener and wife Liz of Dewey, daughter Amy Quick and husband Daniel of Elgin, IL, nephews Coy Lemond and Dewayne Lockman of Bartlesville, a great niece Kirah Lockman, a great nephew Okey Lemond and three grandsons, Matthew and Andrew Widener and William Quick.


Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.