Max’s Obituary Max Allen Whitaker November 9, 1925 – April 15, 2019 Max is survived by his Sister, Shirley Anderson, numerous nieces and nephews, son, Oran B. Whitaker (wife Leslie), 4 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Max Allen Whitaker was born to L. Bert Whitaker and Margaret M. (Seely) Whitaker near Fullerton, Nebraska on November 9, 1925. He entered the University of Nebraska/Lincoln in 1944 majoring in engineering and architecture. After one year at the university, Max Enlisted in the Army Air Force. After completing basic training near San Antonia, Texas, he was re-assigned to the Army Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) and served in Europe as a free lance CIC agent. Max and Teresa Domjan of Budapest, Hungary were married in the Fullerton Presbyterian Church on January 22, 1947. Soon after marriage, they moved to Wahoo Nebraska. Three children were born to them in Wahoo – Harold in 1950, Aleta in 1952 and Oran in 1954. In 1959, the family moved to Oregon and purchase a home near Silverton. Max started a design and drafting business and subsequently designed may homes, commercial buildings and public buildings. Max was later hired by the Oregon department of Energy as the consulting engineer for the State Renewable Resources Energy Loan Program. Max enjoyed hiking and camping in the Oregon Cascades. He was a master woodworker and an avid landscape painter. In 2011, Max invented a perpetual true solar calendar, which retains day-of-the-week dates, and positions Sunday as the day AFTER six days of (Creation) work. He found a true companion in the company of a golden retriever named Cody. Max was loved and respected by many, and his sharp wit and his challenges to make people “think a little deeper” about things will be sorely missed. Services will be held May 16, 3:00 pm, Unger Funeral Chapel 229 Mill St., Silverton, Oregon. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Max Allen Whitaker November 09 1925 April 15 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Silverton, state: Oregon