Alpine (Austin) Venaas

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Alpine (Austin) Venaas of Hartshorne, Oklahoma (formerly of Heavener, Oklahoma) was born November 2, 1928 in Bengal, Oklahoma to Charley A. and Alice H. (Strickland) Austin and passed away on January 3, 2021 in Hartshorne, Oklahoma at the age of 92.

She is survived by:

Four daughters:

Mary Day and husband Mark of Hartshorne, Oklahoma

Alberta Davis and husband Clifton of Heavener, Oklahoma

Josie Hudlow and husband Richard of Hartshorne, Oklahoma

Rosie Harris of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Two sons:

Eulan Colbert and wife Vickie of Tebbetts, Missouri

Herman E. Venaas and wife Michaela of Ft. Smith, Arkansas

Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon E. Venaas; a son, Charles G. Pace; and a great-great-granddaughter, Klisha Lucille Brown.

Alpine was a retired provider. She enjoyed singing, quilting, and loved being with her family and friends. Alpine was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be missed by all who loved and knew her.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 8, 2021at the Family Praise and Worship Center in Heavener, Oklahoma with Pastor Don Benefield officiating. Burial will follow in Red Oak Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: Wyatt Pearl, Larry Paxton, Nick Rimer, Cody Day, Larry Day, and Terry Sweet.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jacob Hudlow, Richard Hudlow, Julian Ross, Mark Day, Eddie Day, and Jordan Aumiller.

Viewing will be from Noon until 6:00 p.m., Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday; 8:30 a.m. until service time, Friday at the funeral home.

To sign Alpine’s online guestbook please visit

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