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Capt Harvard Charles Waken
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1917
Enid
Garfield County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 25, 2002
Arcadia
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Harvard Charles Waken passed away May 25, 2002, at the age of 84 in Arcadia. Harv was born in Enid, OK, the eldest son of Charles H. and Anne M. Waken. He earned his B.S. in Business from Oklahoma A & M College (now known as Oklahoma State University), and was a member of Theta Kappa Phi fraternity and the Blue Key honor society. Harv served in WWII, eventually achieving the rank of Captain and serving with the occupying forces in Japan. He established a private CPA business, which evolved into the real estate management firm Waken & Co., with locations in California and New Mexico. Harv's deep commitment to the Roman Catholic faith led to his active involvement in Holy Angels Church, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and on the Finance Committee. His monthly donations of food in the Los Angeles area earned him the nickname "The Ham of God." Harv is surviv ed by his wife of 49 years, Joan, and his five children, Harvard II, Kimberly, Janice, Valerie and Matthew. He is also survived by three brother. Charles J., George R. and William J. Waken, all of Enid, OK, and a sister, Gloria Morrison of Camarillo, CA. Harv took great pleasure in his six grandchildren, Alexander, Evan, Maxwell, Drake, Abigail, and Natalie. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 31st, at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Angels Church, 370 Campus Drive, Arcadia.

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 Parents:
  Charles H. Waken (1896 - 1975)
  Minnie Anne Waken (1900 - 1993)
 
 Sibling:
  Harvard Charles Waken (1917 - 2002)
  Charles Joseph Waken (1919 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills)
Covina
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Jan J
Originally Created by: William Barritt
Record added: Aug 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7757203
Capt Harvard Charles Waken
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Capt Harvard Charles Waken
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-Anonymous
 Added: May. 25, 2014
Miss you every day.
- Jan J
 Added: Aug. 31, 2012
Served in World War II.
- William Barritt
 Added: Aug. 12, 2003
 
 
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