NORMAN — Forrest Lee Frueh, 75, was born Jan. 26, 1939, in Perry, to Everett Taft Frueh and Edna Wakeman Frueh. He passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, of a long illness.
He enjoyed a 40-year career at The University of Oklahoma, first as an undergraduate, earning a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 1962, a Bachelor of Laws in 1964, then as a graduate student, earning a Juris Doctor in 1970.
As a professor, he taught accounting and business law in the College of Business, and was eventually named the associate professor of Legal Studies, division director and director of Undergraduate Programs, associate dean and Professor Emeritus. He earned many honors and awards during his tenure at OU.
He was the second president of the University Club, proud member, faculty advisor and former president of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and a life member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. He was also a certified, practicing public accountant for more than 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and former wife, Sharon O’Kelley.
He is survived by his wife, Sue; his son, Felton and wife Kerra; his son, Jason and wife Kim and their daughter and his granddaughter, Faeryn; his stepson, Dean Discenza and his wife Pam and their children, Peter and Clara; and his stepson, Ryan Discenza and his wife Jennifer.
There will be a private family service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given in his honor to the Food Bank of Oklahoma City; Jesus House Oklahoma City; or the Salvation Army.
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