Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1933

ROBERT EDMOND KIDWELL, 84, was born March 22, 1916, at Chetopa, KS, & was in the Ranger High School Class of 1933 at Ranger, TX. His parents are buried at Merriman Cemetery. Robert died Aug. 16, 2000, while living at Moore, OK. He was married to Kathryn Mourine Griffith of Eram, OK. She was died while living at Moore, OK, in 1993. Robert had five siblings, a sister, Juanita, twins, a brother and sister, Lawrence E. (RHS-1939) & Florence (RHS-1939) and brothers, Harry and James. All are deceased except the sister, Florence Kidwell Baker, who lives in Odessa. Robert & Kathryn had one son, Robert L. Kidwell, who lives in Moore, OK. Robert Edmond Kidwell served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and was in England in a P-51 Mustang squadron. After the war he worked for Safeway and then re-entered the military service (U.S. Air Force via the Air National Guard). He served in Japan, Korea and Panama. After a heart attack, he retired in 1968, and worked as a meat-cutter for about ten years before full retirement.