Harold L “Arky” Vaughn, age 75, a resident of Pleasant Prairie, died Thursday December 2, 2010 at the Grande Prairie Nursing Home.
Harold was born on October 31, 1935 in Kenosha WI to Eugene and Beulah (Yager) Vaughn. He was a life long resident of Kenosha and Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was an avid Packer fan. Harold loved to bowl and play cards. He also loved to spend time with his family. Harold served his country in the US National Guard.
On October 30, 1954 Harold married Mary (Mohr) in Kenosha. He was employed for over 30 years at AMC/Chrysler. He loved woodworking and working on cars. He was very handy with odd jobs.
Harold is survived by four sons Tim (Margie) of Farmer City IL, Tom (Brenda) of Kenosha, Ted (Sue) of Kenosha, Ty (Deb) of Kenosha and one daughter Tammy (Mark) Bjork of Kenosha. He is also survived by twelve grandchildren Melissa (Don) Ehlers, Joy (Luke) Hirschmon, Andrew (Onna) Bjork, Michelle (Jeff) Curcio, Alex Bjork, Lisa Dretske, Meghan (Jeremy) Schmickel, Jonathan Vaughn, Josiah Vaughn PFC, Joanna Vaughn, Zachary Vaughn, Kyle Vaughn and seven great grandchildren Zoe, Caleb, Ryan, Mya, Emily, Morgan, Evalyn. Harold is further survived by two brothers James (Karen) Vaughn of Oklahoma, and George (Jene) Vaughn of Adams WI and four sisters Sister Mary Vaughn of Racine, Ruth Ann (Francis) Corley, Marilynn Trobee of AZ and Sharon Macia of Hayward WI.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents, wife, step brother Charles, brother Jerry in infancy, brother John, and sisters Ora Moeller, Catherine Eschbach and Karen Lovelady.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday December 7, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church. Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday at the church at 9:30 until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials to the church would be appreciated.