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Harold Raymond Oak, 89, of Park City, died at home on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, after surviving an aortic aneurysm, a heart attack and lower left leg amputation due to circulatory blood insufficiency.
He was born July 18, 1924, in Jamestown, N.D., to John and Pauline (Kercher) Oak. He graduated from high school in 1943.
He married Darline Helen (Steele) Oak on Dec. 6, 1945, in Moorhead, Minn., and they had seven sons. They lived in Jamestown, N.D., until 1967, then moved to Montana for his occupation as an operator engineer. He was proficient in construction as a crane operator, dozer operator, oiler and mechanic, making homes in Glendive, Fort Benton, Froid and finally residing in Park City in 1975.
Survivors include five sons, Willis, Jeffrey and Bradley, all of Park City, Darwin of Billings and Delfus “Duffy” of Laurel; a sister, Roxanne Carlson of Federal Way, Wash.; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at the Park City Civic Center. Arrangements are by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.