- December 11, 1911 - February 16, 2009
- Perry, Oklahoma
of Herman's Passing
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“I am so very sorry to hear of your Husband/Father's passing, but he lived a very long and full life with service to so many, first to his Mother and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Dale Studebaker Andrews - HI
“Aunt Olva and Families, sorry to hear about Uncle Herman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find comfort in knowing that he is...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Ray and Teresa Kukuk - Perry, OK
“Aunt Olva and families,
Sorry to hear about Uncle Herman, and was a great guy, always happy and smiling. Sorry we didn't make it to the services,...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Gene and Bernell Thompson - TX
“To the Family,
Im so sad to hear that Uncle Herman has passed on. I can only thank the Lord I got to see him once more before returning to Iraq....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sarah Feken - Tulsa, OK
“Olva and family,
Herman was a great man and he will be missed by all. My prayers go out to you and your loved ones at this time of sorrow.
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Demaree - Edmond, OK
“TO OLVA FEKEN, LARRY & MARY MARGARET, AND FAMILY,
HERMAN WILL BE MISSED BY ALL OF US. I REMEMBER AS A YOUNG BOY PLOWING AND WORKING FOR HERMAN. AS I...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Swartz - Perry, OK
“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I truly enjoyed visiting with Herman when I worked at Exchange Bank. May God Bless You.
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cindy Rice - Perry, OK
“Mrs. Feken and family,
We were so sad to hear that Herman passed away. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Lynda & Tom Dolezal - Billings, OK
Herman Arthur Feken, 97, of Perry, Oklahoma, was born December 11, 1911 at the family farm ten miles northwest of Perry, Oklahoma and died February 16, 2009. He was one of eight children, born to Folkert and Wilhemina (Bose) Feken. He is the last surviving child of eight children.
He attended Happy Hill community public school, one mile south of his home.
On May 2, 1935, he married Olva Olvena Conklin from Billings, Oklahoma, at the Conklin family home.
He was in his teens when he and his older brother Carl had to take over the farming due to the death of his father. This was quite and undertaking for two teenage boys, but there were seven children and their mother to care for.
Herman enjoyed playing baseball and fishing and always planted and watched things grow in the garden and the wheat in the fields. He was a member and served as an elder of both the Polo Christian Church and the First Christian Church in Perry.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the First Christian Church. Rev. Martin Foster will officiate. Interment will be in Polo Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home of Perry.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in care of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077
Herman is survived by his wife, Olva Feken; one daughter, Mary Margaret Snyder and her husband, Larry, of Prague, Oklahoma; one daughter-in-law, Jeanette Feken of Moore, Oklahoma; three grandsons, Ronald Feken and his wife Sandra, of League City, Texas, Jesse Snyder and his wife Gina, of Prague, Oklahoma and John Snyder and his wife Donna, of Minco, Oklahoma; four granddaughters, Kimberly Partin and her husband, Jeff, of Jenks, Oklahoma, Sondra Perkins and her husband, Chris, of Prosper, Texas, Susanna Snyder and her friend, Robert Pope, of Stillwater, Oklahoma and Jill Nematpour and her husband, Amir, of Prague, Oklahoma; nineteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Jerry Jerome Feken, four brothers, Bill Feken, Carl Feken, Fred Feken and Edward Feken, and three sisters, Grace Feken, Jennie Skala and Anna Kukuk.
Condolences may be sent to the family using our online guest book at www.brown-duggerfuneralhome.com.