Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Fr. David TRUE

Father True was born on May 21, 1961, at Mt. Clemens, Michigan, the son of Stephen F. and Mary Helen True.He grew up in Enid and attended Eisenhower and Hoover Elementary Schools, Waller Junior High School, and graduated from Enid High School with the class of 1979. Father True attended St. Gregory's College in Shawnee, later transferring to Oklahoma State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1983. Father True attended St. Meinrad's School of Theology in St. Meinrad, Indiana, where he earned a second Bachelor of Arts and later received a Master's Degree in Theology from Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, Texas. Father True was ordained at the Cathedral of The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City on June 4, 1988. He served the parishes of St. Charles of Borromeo, Oklahoma City, Blessed Sacrament, Lawton, St. Peter, Woodward. Father True was Pastor at the parishes of St. Francis Xavier, Sulphur and St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Kingfisher.David is survived by his parents, Stephen F. and Mary Helen True of Littleton, Colorado; three sisters, Kathryn and her husband, Rick Allen of Denver, Colorado, Elizabeth True of Littleton, Colorado, and Deborah and her husband, Justin Cromwell of Enid. He is also survived by five nephews.Memorials may be made in Father True's memory to Our Daily Bread with Brown-Cummings Funeral Home serving as custodian of the fund.Information obtained from Enid High School, Enid, OK Class of 1981 website.