Jackie Harkcom

Jackie Harkcom

Tuesday June 11, 2019

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Obituary for Jackie A. Harkcom

Jackie “Jack” A. Harkcom 79-year-old resident of Staples, MN passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, June 18 at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples. Visitation will be Monday evening from 3-7 PM at the church and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Jack was born on September 7, 1939 in Wadena, MN to Lillian Bain. He attended school in Staples and Wadena where he was a golden glove boxing champion. Jack furthered his education in the metro by becoming a machinist and obtaining his pilots license. He then moved back to Staples and helped his mother to build a house, and later moved to a nearby farm. He worked as a machinist in Staples for many years. Jack was united in marriage to Jacqueline Larsen on September 7, 1984 at Faith Lutheran Church. His hobbies included playing music, restoring antique radios and lawn mowers, riding horses in local parades, and building a tiny town little village & railroad.
Jack is survived by his loving wife, Jacqueline; children, Patrick Harkcom, Jeff Harkcom, Donald Mudick Jr.; stepchildren, Alex (Susan) Griffith, Augie (Todd) Kresge, Allen Griffith.; brother, Dennis Harkcom; grandchildren, Daphne (Josh) Christenson, Travis (Felicia) Myerchin, Kelsey (Mark) Baker, Jeremy Myerchin, Leighton Griffith; great-grandchildren, Elijah Christenson, Isaiah Christenson, Elliana Baker, and Amaya Baker.
He is preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, Charles Bain, Daisy Bain; stepdad, Llyod Harkcom; stepson, Charles Harkcom; and sister, Sandra Mertens.
Arrangements are with the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples.

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A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, June 18 at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples. Visitation will be Monday evening from 3-7 PM at the church and one hour prior to the service at the church.

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Joyce Shaw

I’m so sorry for your loss. I never met Jack but by his story he was a very diversified person who enjoyed life.
May you be comforted by what the Bible says about those who have died. Jesus said they would be resurrected to a beautiful cleansed earth where there will be no more pain, sorrow or death. Imagine living forever, young and vibrant experiencing endless projects with everyone being your friend. Jesus said “do not marvel at this”. John 5:28,29;
Revelation 21:3,4; Psalms 37:9-11
Comment | Posted at 09:29pm via Condolence

Mudick Way

Dad I miss u so much everyday a lil more u were my teacher of so many things words can not explain the pain I feel or the hole in my heart since you left us I will never forget all the good times we had I know one day I will get to see u again but until then I love u dad rest in peace
Comment | Posted at 07:39pm via Condolence

Jeffrey Harkcom

Dad, I hope you are at peace with God. Jeff Harkcom
Comment | Posted at 07:16pm via Condolence

Sad when his 3rd son Charles is listed as a step son and his fourth son Kris Bennett is not even listed same on his 3rd family not even by blood
Comment | Posted at 06:23pm via Condolence

Mudick Way

In case u can't read this wall is for condolences for my dad not to complain about people who choose to not have a relationship with my dad that's there problem cause they missed out having the best dad a kid could ever ask for he was there through thick and thin at my best and my worst cause he loved me cause I was his son and being the great man he is he loved me as if I was his own and dad only talked a few times about them so I'm sorry for not listing everything correctly u can blame that on me not my father and his kids are more than welcome to come say goodbye to there dad he was a great man and will be truly missed and if u have any ? Or complaints here's my # 218 296 2575 u can say it to me personally not being disrespectful on my dad's memorial page thank u
Posted at 12:12am

Jeff Harkcom

I had caught that as well. Also I am listed ( Jeff Harkcom ) and was told when I reached out to him that he wanted nothing to do with me.....
Posted at 01:14pm

Kris Bennett

Rest in peace Dad. Kris Bennett
Comment | Posted at 01:51pm via Condolence

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

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