There’s going to be a birthday party for John “Sooner” Doneti Sept. 3.
Family and friends will be meeting at St. Michael’s Catholic church from 12:30 to 3 p.m.john doneti
He was born Sept. 4, 1937 in Henryetta, the first baby born at the JOhn Taylor hospital which resulted in his full name of John Taylor Doneti.
A graduate of St. Michael’s Catholic school, he worked as an auto parts delivery person at Sooner Auto Supply. Bill Turner and Zela Hartman were his bosses. John worked his way up from delivery person to basically running the parts store over a 44 year time span. He retired at the age of 62.
Since his retirement he has been very active in his church as well as the Okmulgee Elks Lodge. He also helps out at Beymer Motor, where he can be found most Fridays.
The birthday party is open to the public.