ISAAC (IKE) KELVIN, Carrollton, TX, passed away in Dallas on June 5, 2002. He
was born in Garfield County, OK on February 15, 1925, the son of
John A. and Anna Kroeker Toews. He served 3 years in the Infantry during World
War II and received many honors. He was employed by U.S. Postal Service
for seven years. He moved to Dallas in 1959. He later moved to Farmers Branch
where he was owner and operator of the "Ike's Texaco" for almost 20 years.
He was a well liked and respected individual and loved by those who knew him. He
was a active member of the First Baptist Church in Farmers Branch since 1964.
For many years he sang in the sanctuary choir and taught Sunday School. He was a
volunteer with Senior Adult Services for many years. He married Betty Jean Davis
on August 29, 1981. Last August they celebrated their 20th anniversary by
hosting a dinner with family and special friends. He is survived by his wife,
Betty Jean; step-daughter, Carolin Best and family of Colorado; brothers, Henry
J. Toews, Perry, OK and Ruben Toews, Enid, OK; sisters, Helena Hiebert,
Frederick, OK and Sarah Dyck and husband Lloyd, Edmond, OK; and several nieces
and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Abe J. Toews and
Johnny K. Toews; sister, Esther Goertzen. Family will receive friends 6:30 P.M.
to 8:30 P.M. Friday evening at First Baptist Church of Farmers Branch. Memorial
services will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, June 8, 2002 at First Baptist Church
of Farmers Branch, 13017 William Dodson Pkwy., Farmers Branch, TX 75234. Rev Sam
Underwood & Rev. T. M. Shaw officiating. Private interment follow at
Furneaux Cemetery, Carrollton,
TX. Pallbearers will be Bobby Boyles, George Culpepper, John Dodd, Bill Dozier,
John George, Kevin Jones, Jim Patterson, and Jack Witherspoon. Honorary
pallbearers will be Mamie Lynn Bell, Dorothy Todd, Mike Hawkins, Bill Marcom,
John Myrick, C. Bell Sample, Bill Sparks, Harold Stark, and Dick Tarlton. In
lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church choir of First Baptist
Church of Farmers Branch.
Betty Lou (Stanley) Dennis