The Edmond Sun

December 2, 2013

David Michael Drexler

EDMOND —     David Michael Drexler, 58, passed away November 27, 2013 in his home that he loved. He was born June 15, 1955 in Rochester, N.Y. In his brief lifetime he accomplished so much. He was a founding member and past president of the Oklahoma Unix Club, instrumental in forming the first Go club in OKC, recognized by the American Go Association for his volunteer efforts in outreach and promotion of the game of Go. He was a member and officer in the Oklahoma Traditional Music Association, playing the mountain dulcimer with astounding beauty and grace. In the early 1990s David established Internet Access Plus, one of the first internet service provider companies in OKC. His many other loves included hiking in the Wichita Mountains, traveling to see friends and family in California, New York, Hawaii, and Alaska, cooking and bicycling.

    He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Ellison Drexler; father, Julian Drexler; two brothers, Robert Drexler and Jack Drexler; and his Aunt Lillane.  

    He is survived by his best friend and wife, Laura Drexler; stepdaughter, Kelly Wietelman; sister-in-law, Mary Drexler; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.  

    A memorial service will be 3 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at Memorial Park Historic Cemetery Chapel 13400 N. Kelley Ave.; Oklahoma City, OK 73131. To share condolences, please visit

    In lieu of flowers please make a donation to NAMI, PACT team at Red Rock Behavioral Health Services, Klinefelter Syndrome & Associates (KS&A) or a charity you love.  

    Services under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home 13313 N. Kelley Ave; Oklahoma City, OK  73131  (405) 755-1111.