CHOCTAW, Oklahoma - A post on the Facebook page of the Old Germany Restaurant informs customers that the Choctaw eatery closed its door on Sunday. 

The post stated "Sunday April 15th we closed the doors at Old Germany Restaurant and Turek's Tavern and it was a difficult decision but it had to be made. We will never forget our wonderful patrons."

According to the Facebook account, the restaurant opened in 1976.  

Many former patrons commented on the post with memories and condolences.