Charles A. Wilken

Charles A. Wilken

Birth
Death 14 Feb 2008 (aged 87)
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 24692875 · View Source
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Our beloved father, brother, grandfather and friend, CHARLES A. WILKEN, 87, of Salem entered eternal life Thursday, February 14, 2008 at La Posada-Mesilla Valley Hospice. He was born March 19, 1920 in Valentine, Texas to Karl and Kate Garlic Wilken.

Mr. Wilken retired as a rodeo cowboy; was a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association and an Original Turtle Member.

Survivors include three sons, Don Wilken of Sierra Blanca, Texas, Carl Wilken of Hillsboro and John Wilken of Salem; a daughter, Donna McArthur of Long Beach, California; a sister, Eva Mae Holleyman of Corona. Other survivors include five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Barbara Jean Wilken.

At Mr. Wilken's request cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.


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  • Created by: Margaret
  • Added: 17 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24692875
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles A. Wilken (19 Mar 1920–14 Feb 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24692875, ; Maintained by Margaret (contributor 46799323) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.