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Neal G. Schou

December 4, 1940 March 29, 2018
Neal G.  Schou
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Obituary for Neal G. Schou

Neal G. Schou, 77-year-old Vinita resident, passed away early, Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. He was born on December 4, 1940 in Elizabeth, Colorado to Otto and Alice (Peterson) Schou. Neal was a graduate of School of the Ozarks, and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Southwest Missouri State University in Animal Science. While working for BOV Import, Neal brought the first Limosine Bull “Essor” into the United States. While working for BOV traveling to state fairs and cattle exhibits, Neal met Christine Zehring at the Tulsa Livestock Expo. They were married on May 13, 1972 in Vinita. Together they had one of Oklahoma’s largest Limosine herds, selling bulls and heifers over 43 different states. They also showed their bulls at many livestock shows including the prestigious National Western Show in Denver, Colorado. Neal in his later years worked as a salesman for the C.R. Moore Motor Company, Hodge Dodge and Hometown Chrysler in Vinita. He was a member of the Pilgrim Presbyterian Church of Vinita.
The family includes: his wife Christine of the home; daughter, Kathleen Turner and husband Nelson Domingo of Los Angeles, CA; a son, Christopher “Kobey” Schou of Blaisdell, North Dakota; one granddaughter, Ariel Schou of Boulder, CO; sisters, Phyllis Andrews of Spokane, WA, Alice Stearns of Phoenix, AZ; brothers, Wayne Schou of Loveland, CO and Dewane Schou of Little Rock, AR.
The celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church in Vinita, with Pastor Randy Little officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.highsmithfh.com. Arrangements are by the Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral Home of Vinita.


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2:00 PM 4/4/2018 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

314 West Canadian
Vinita, Oklahoma 74301

First United Methodist Church
314 West Canadian Vinita 74301 Oklahoma
United States
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