Harry Caldwell

Harry Caldwell, 76, eight-year resident of Oak Harbor, died at Oak Harbor Retirement Community on April 22, 2002.

Mr. Caldwell was born June 29, 1925, in Los Angeles, to Harry Caldwell and Angelina (Filkey) Caldwell. He was raised in Los Angeles, where he attended schools. He entered the U.S. Army, serving his country during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Following his military service, he became a policeman in San Joaquin County, Calif. Harry later became employed by Aerojet Propulsions, Inc., in Sacramento, as a package designer. He also was employed for civil service as a package designer for the Sacramento Army Depot. Following his retirement, he moved to Oak Harbor in 1994. Harry was a member of the Oak Harbor Senior Center. He was a master carver and an excellent dancer.

He is survived by three daughters, Kitty Bell and husband Rick and Janine Koster, all of Oak Harbor, and Lori Caldwell of Sacramento.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Esther Caldwell of Stockton, Calif.; and several other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Caldwell, in 1990; by his mother Angelina Caldwell in 1992, and by his brother, Richard Caldwell.

A memorial service was held April 26 at Oak Harbor Southern Baptist Church, Chaplain Wayne Stiles officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Jo Balda, treasurer, P.O. Box 345, Oak Harbor, 98277. Arrangements are by Burley Funeral Chapel.