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Herbert Alexander

Born: 09/03/1935 Died: 07/02/2011 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Herbert Eldon Alexander, 75, passed away July 2, 2011. He was born Sept. 3, 1935, to Ethan and Amy Alexander in Talihina. He was the loving husband of Nancy McGahan Alexander. Herbert attended Haskell Academy and graduated from Talihina High School. After high school he joined the Air Force and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, where he was trained as a radio operator. After his military service, he went on to work as a radio operator for Aeronautical Radio Inc. and was with the company for 30 years. Although he enjoyed traveling to foreign countries, he loved living in Hawaii, where he enjoyed the weather and the food. In Hawaii, Herbert attended Kapiolani Community College, where he majored in cooking, bartending, Asian art and gemology, all of which he really enjoyed. Surviving Herbert are his wife, Nancy; cousins, Wanda Brinkley of Sawyer, Ann Pisachubbe and family of Tulsa, Bobby Bacon and family of Tahlequah, and Ron Bacon and family of Wilburton. Herbert was a wonderful husband and a good friend and will be missed by all who knew him.