Oscar Phillip Haukland of Comox went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at the age of 90.
Oscar was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. and has lived in the Comox Valley since 1976.
Oscar was preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Evelyn. He is survived by daughter Doris Nielssen of Ladysmith, BC, son Allen Haukland of Mechanicsville, Maryland, grandchildren Ingrid Schmidt of Courtenay, Sonya Hedlund of Simi Valley, California, Astrid Nielssen of South Surrey, BC, Heath Haukland of Phoenix, Arizona, Storm Chamberlin of Winchester, Virginia, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Oscar served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was a Mason, a lifetime member of the Sons of Norway, and a member of the Comox Valley Presbyterian Church.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at 2:00 pm at the Comox Valley Presbyterian Church, 725 Aspen Rd., Comox, BC, V9M 4E9. Officiating at the ceremony will be Reverend Ted Hicks.
Donations may be made to the Comox Valley Presbyterian Church at the above address or to the Activity Department at the View (ECU) c/o St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, 2137 Comox Ave., Comox, BC V9M 1P2.