LorEtta Louise (Czuta) Gifford, daughter of John and Irene (Sokolowski) Czuta, was born May 2, 1941 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She departed this life on May 24, 2020 at her home in Westville, OK.
She enjoyed being around people and volunteering her time. She was a dispatcher for both Adair County and Westville Police Department. She wrote a column in the Westville Reporter called “Have You Heard?”. She owned Katie’s Kitchen in Westville, OK. After raising her children she was a foster mother for many.
LorEtta was married to Ronald Lee Gifford on August 9, 1958. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She never met a stranger.
She is preceded in death by her husband Ronald Gifford and her parents John and Irene Czuta.
She is survived by her three children: John Gifford of Westville, OK; Irene Gifford of Westville, OK; Brian Gifford and wife Lisa of Cedarville, AR
Her two brothers: Frank Czuta and wife Sandi of Waterford, WI; Fred Czuta of Milwaukee, WI
Her eight grandchildren: Kimberly White of Fayetteville, AR; Jonathan Walker of Westville, OK; Patrick Sheffield and Lindsey of Claremore, OK; Brett Gifford and wife Ashleigh of Lincoln, AR; Brent Gifford of Stilwell, OK ; Zack Hobson and wife Megan of Cedarville, AR; Bradley Hobson of Cedarville, AR; Courtney Renfore of Lincoln, AR
Six great grandchildren: Haylee White of Fayetteville, AR; Aylissa White of Lincoln, AR; Oakleigh Gifford of Lincoln, AR; Keaton Walker of Stilwell, OK; Holly Stephenson of Lincoln, AR; Aubree Hobson of Cedarville, AR
One great-great grandson: Elijah White of Fayetteville, AR
Three Nephews: Jarmen Czuta; Josh Czuta; Eric Czuta
Two Niece: Alexis Merk; Robin Bonaparte.
She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorial Services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 4th, 2020 at Tabernacle of Praise, Westville, OK with Pastor Chris Harrisson officiating.
Roberts & Hart Funeral Home ~ Westville, OK.