Dec 26, 1957 - Sept 12, 2012 WOODWARD Michael Dean Reffner, 54, died on Sept. 12, 2012, in Mooreland, OK, with his wife, Teresa Jo, at his side. He was born Dec. 26, 1957, in Shawnee, OK to Charles & Jacquie (Slaymaker) Reffner. Mike evolved into an ace mechanic working on oil industry related engines and equipment. He filled many different positions for Waukesha-Pearce Industries of Houston, TX, including service manager at New Iberia, LA and trouble-shooter out of Houston. He traveled extensively both in the U.S. and internationally until suffering a severe brain injury in 2004. Mike is survived by his parents, Charles & Jacquie, OKC; wife, Teresa Jo, Woodward, OK; daughter, Christy Sagot & husband Brian, OKC; son, Derrick & wife Tiffany, Costa Rica; son, David, Norman, OK; and five grandchildren. He also leaves behind five sisters: Patricia Schmidt, Dixon, TN; Nikita Myers, OKC; Denise Gallagher, Jacksonville, FL; Ann Adkins, OKC; Teresa Sineway, Petoskey, MI; brother, Vincent Reffner, Yukon, OK; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gregory Reffner, OKC. A Wake service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 at Baggerley Funeral Home, Edmond, OK. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Edmond, OK. In lieu of flowers, just make a donation to
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Published in The Oklahoman on September 16, 2012