Donald Ray Kaulaity

July 4, 1931 - August 12, 2019
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Donald Ray Kaulaity (Tsahngyah – means “racing”) was born July 4, 1931 in Carnegie, Oklahoma to Henry Kaulaity (Ahkeahquoquoot) and Alice (Ware) Kaulaity and went to be with his Lord on August 12, 2019. He grew up in the ‘Dirty Shame’ community south of Carnegie and was known by all as “DK”.
He graduated from Riverside Indian School, where he excelled in football as a fullback and was offered a scholarship to play at SWOSU in Weatherford, Oklahoma.
He enlisted in the US Army and served from January 12th, 1951 to January 9th, 1954. During this time, he served in the 11th Airborne Division and the 45th Infantry Division in Korea.
He worked as a Surveyor in Arizona, California and Oklahoma. He was an enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe.

DK was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Louis Kaulaity, Bill Kaulaity, Robert Kaulaity, Manfred Kaulaity, William Witt Kaulaity, Norman Kaulaity, Thurman Kaulaity, and Thomas Kaulaity; sisters: Anna Domebo, Leda May Kaulaity, and Violet Kaulaity Kauley; and grandson, Joseph Calnimptewa.

He is survived by children- 3 Daughters: Donna Kaulaity Ahtone and husband, Terry Ahtone of Anadarko, OK, Claudia Kaulaity Wheeler and husband, Elwin Wheeler of Anadarko OK, Karen Kaulaity Calnimptewa and husband, Stewart of Fort Defiance, AZ and 1 Son: Darrell R. Kaulaity of Fort Defiance, AZ
Siblings: 1 Brother: Horace B. Kaulaity and 3 Sisters: Thelma Kaulaity Bowman, Gloria Kaulaity Holder, and Louella Kaulaity Patterson
11 Grandchildren: Michael Gooday, Kenneth Boynton, Dustin Boynton, Wallace Ahtone, Robin Davis and husband, Bivin Davis, Heath Poafpybitty and wife, Jessika, Jared Wheeler, Vanessa Calnimptewa Simeona and husband Kawika Simeona Sr, Matthew Calnimptewa, and Jason E Kaulaity.
11 Great grandchildren: Michelle Horse, Alex Boynton, Alysia and Drew Vasquez, Taneya and Delos Lonewolf, Haylee and Jacob Poafpybitty, Whit’Lee Wheeler, Malia Simeona, and Kawika Simeona Jr.


Funeral: 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 16, 2019
Ware's Chapel, Anadarko, Oklahoma
Burial: Carnegie Cemetery, Carnegie, Oklahoma

Services are under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Anadarko


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Funeral
Date: August 16, 2019
Time: 10:00 am

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Robin Davis
Anadarko, OK
I'm miss you Kohn!
Flora Geimausaddle
Gotebo, OK
Thoughts and prayers are with the family
Tom Burchfield
Glenpool, OK
God Bless
Valerie Prentiss
Anadarko, OK
Prayers for u Donna and Claudia. Love you.
Jessica r ( garcia)Mendez
Flatonia, TX
Prayers for all of our family
Jessica r ( garcia)Mendez
Flatonia, TX
Prayers for all of our family
Tillie Bowman Sutton
Window Rock, AZ
My deepest sympathy and condolences on the loss of your loved ones-you are in our prayers and thoughts Tillie Bowman Sutton and family
Sonny Talas
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
R.I.P COAN!
Elaine Kaulaity
Tulsa, OK
I will always love you uncle DK. You will be missed,??
DONNA MARIE BOWMAN
SAN JOSE, CA
Peace and Love to the family.  Uncle DK is very much a part of my early life memories.  It was always nice when we shared our home with him.
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