The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 18, 2014

Mike Waken

Published 3-18-14

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Mike Waken, 58, of Drummond, Okla., will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Salem United Methodist Church, Drummond. The Rev. Gary Vincent will officiate. Burial will follow in Del Norte Cemetery, Drummond, under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.

He was born Dec. 7, 1955, to Charles and Jean (Kelley) Waken in Enid, Okla., and passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, in Oklahoma City.

He grew up in Enid, graduating from Enid High School in 1974.

He was a machinist at George E. Failing Co. until he opened his own shop in 1980. He relocated his business to Drummond in 1983, where he made his home. He had a gentle, sincere way about him.

He is survived by his brothers, Charles Waken of Atlanta, Robert Waken of Broken Arrow, Greg Waken of Enid and Chris Waken of Atlanta; sisters, Pamela Waken of Bossier City, Patricia Waken of Yukon and Christine Quinton of Bethany.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kendra Waken, and his parents.

Memorials may be given to Enid SPCA, with Brown-Cummings serving as custodian of the funds.

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(Submitted by family)