Cleo Razien, 82-year-old longtime Woodward resident, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 in the Woodward Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Saturday in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Barros officiating. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Cleo Razien was born in Liberal, Kan., on Oct. 6, 1922 the daughter of William Nathaniel and Edna Frances (Jeffers) McDaniel. At the age of three months, Cleo moved with her family to Woodward where she was reared and attended school. Cleo worked as a waitress for a short time at the Air Force Base in Woodward during World War II and also at the downtown Bel Mar Cafe. Cleo married Abe Razien on June 30, 1947 in Sedan, Kan. They established their home in Woodward, raising five children in a home full of love and good times. Cleo was happiest in the midst of her family. She was a devoted mother to her children, wife to her husband, and daughter to her parents.

Cleo was baptized into the First Baptist Church of Woodward in 1931.

She is survived by two daughters, Sylvia Dolan and husband Jim of Minneapolis, Minn.; Leslie Razien Serio of Woodward; two sons, Mark Razien and wife Sandy of Woodward and Charles Razien of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren; four great- grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Iva Nell McDaniel of Pueblo, Colo.; and many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents her husband Abe, one son David Lynn, one sister Evelyn Butcher, and six brothers: Delmas, Charles, James, Leo, Roy, and O.W.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crystal Wood Village Nursing Home with the funeral home as custodian.

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