La Grande, Oregon
Phillip LeRoy Daken, 72, of La Grande, died April 8, 2001, at the Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande.
At his request, there will be no public service. Arrangements are under the direction of the Daniels Chapel of the Valley.
Mr. Daken was born on Aug. 10, 1928, at St. Joseph, Mo. He worked as a carpenter until his retirement. Two moved to La Grande from Missouri two years ago.
He was a member of the Sumpter Baptist Church. He loved cars and watching auto racing and was an amateur auto mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Daken of La Grande; children, Travis Daken of La Grande, Tracy Daken of Fort Hood, Texas, Nick Daken of Ontario, Shane Brewer of La Grande, Serena Cable of Florida, Chad Brewer of Overland Park, Kan., Marnie Brewer of Colorado, Shannon Brewer of Utah, Bodie Daken of Missouri and Phil Daken of Missouri; several grandchildren; a niece, Linda Gilmore of Missouri; and other relatives and friends.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 13, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor