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Former Oklahoma lawmaker Abe Deutschendorf dies at 77

A funeral is scheduled Friday for former Oklahoma state Rep. Abe Deutschendorf, from Lawton. Deutschendorf was also the uncle of the late singer/songwriter John Denver, whose birth name was Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Published: December 25, 2012
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LAWTON — A former longtime legislator was remembered Monday as a man of character and faith who won’t be forgotten at the state Capitol.

Abe Deutschendorf, of Lawton, died Sunday while preparing a meal for several homeless people and families at Trinity Baptist Church in Lawton, where he served as a deacon. He was 77.

Deutschendorf also...
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