Jack Ellis Harden, age 73, of
Princeton, passed away at Wednesday, January 4, 2006, at GibsonGeneralHospital in Princeton, IN.
He was born in Oakland City, IN on June 14, 1932 to Cletis E. and Flossie
(Ellis) Harden who preceded him in death.
He was a resident of Princeton, IN since 1970 moving here from OaklandCity. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army
during the Korean Conflict and retired from Hansen's Manufacturing Company as a
press operator where he worked for over thirty years. He was a member of the
Prince Lodge # 231 F& A.M. in Princeton and a
former member of the Hadi Shrine and Scottish Rite of
Evansville, and was a past member of the Hadi Shrine
Jack was a member of the First General Baptist Church of Princeton. He was an
exceptional high school basketball player for the Oakland City Acorns and he
enjoyed camping with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Reba (Cundiff)
Harden; 1 son and daughter-in-law Gregory and Julie Harden of Princeton; 2 grandchildren Brittney and Ryan Harden; 1 step-grandchild Kyle
Cummins; 1 sister Patty Slagel of Texas; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at Saturday,
January 7, 2004 at the Colvin
Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Fred Brittain
Friends may call for
visitation from until Friday at the funeral home, where Masonic Memorial
Services will be at
Friday. Burial will be at the ColumbiaWhiteChurchCemetery in Princeton. V.F.W. Post 1147 will conduct military graveside