|Birth: ||Apr. 22, 1928|
Roseville (Tioga County)
|Death: ||May 11, 2007|
Jefferson Democrat published May 17, 2007:
Dale C. "Jim" Oaks, 79, of Stephen Road, Warren, and a former resident of Brookville, died Friday, May 11, 2007 at the Warren General Hospital.
Born April 22, 1928 in Roseville, he was a son of the late Allison and Florence Ransel Oaks. He was married to Anita Hooven Echelmeyer-Oaks on July 7, 1990 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Erie. She survives.
Mr. Oaks was a graduate of Oaks Elementary, a one-room school house, and a 1946 graduate of the Corsica Union High School.
He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp., serving as a corporal in Japan from February 1952 to February 1954 during the Korean War.
Upon completion of his military duties, he was a graduate of a Pittsburgh Trade School. He was a self-employed carpenter and stone mason. In 1968 he moved to Warren and was employed at the Warren State Hospital as a carpenter until his retirement in 1991.
Mr. Oaks was a member of the Warren Eagles Club. He enjoyed working on small engines, farming, gardening and was known for his great sense of humor.
Surviving along with his wife are three daughters: Denise Oaks, Youngsville, Mrs. Zachary (Darlene) Williams and Mrs. Calvin (Deanna) Kubecki, all of Irvine; three step-daughters, Mrs. Earl (Linda) Rosenquist Jr., of Sharpsville, Mrs. David (Judy) Lopez of Apex, N.C., and Terrie Fachetti of Erie. Also surviving is one brother, William Oaks, Brookville, one sister, Mrs. Richard (Mildred) Fenstermaker of Brookville, four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Danny C. Oaks in 1955.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren. Interment followed in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Sigel.
Memorials may be placed through the Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA 16365 or the Warren Area Student Union, Inc., 330 Hickory Street, Warren, PA 16365.
Mount Tabor Cemetery
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Feb 03, 2013
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