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Orval Worley "Lefty" Harden
Birth: Jul. 24, 1924
Death: Aug. 10, 2007

Born near Auburn, Shawnee Co., KS the son of Orval Henry and Goldie Belle Lister Harden, the fourth of eight children. His brothers and sisters are Homer, Ova, Robert, Wilbur, Loretta, Lola and Marcella. Orval was raised in the Auburn/Rossville/Dover and St. Marys areas. He joined the Army July 9, 1943, serving in 786 Tank Battilion and was wounded in Germany on March 4, 1945 and was discharge December 8, 1945. He was employed by Armco Steel and USD 330, Ed Marlings Furniture. Lived on a farm in Dover/Keene area before returning to Topeka. He attended Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church and was life time member of the American Legion, Black Jack Post #290 at Saint George. Surviving is his wife of 61 years, Mary Bluthardt Harden, three daughters Nancy, Sharon and Peggy,along with six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Graveside service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetary at Flush,Pottawatomie County, Kansas 
 
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 Parents:
  Orval Henry Harden (1897 - 1960)
  Goldie Belle Lister Harden (1899 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E Bluthardt Harden (1927 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Homer Charles Colter (1913 - 1985)*
  Loretta Isabelle Harden Murray (1920 - 2003)*
  Orval Worley Harden (1924 - 2007)
  Robert Louis Harden (1927 - 2007)*
  Ova Henry Harden (1929 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Flush
Pottawatomie County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Charlotte Bockus
Originally Created by: Marie
Record added: Aug 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20892329
Orval Worley Lefty Harden
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Orval Worley Lefty Harden
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Orval Worley Lefty Harden
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Thank you for your service to our country during World War II and the many sacrifices you made and endured. Your loving neice Charlotte Bockus has created a beautiful and moving tribute to your memory. You live on in her heart forever until one day you ...(Read more)
- Elizabeth "Bitsy" A. Gibson Wagner
 Added: Jun. 20, 2012
Remembering you on this special day. You will always be in my heart and never forgotten. I remember our last words together and your voice.
- our niece Charlotte
 Added: May. 27, 2012
Loving you and missing you very much.
- Charlotte
 Added: Oct. 2, 2011
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