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Hollie Voyn Daker

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States
Death: November 21, 2006 (88)
Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Place of Burial: Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Immediate Family:

Biological son of Henry Voyn Daker and Edgalee Chennault
Adopted son of Mary Eve Daker
Husband of Bernice Turner and Virginia Fay Daker
Father of Dottie "Dotty" V. Maier (Daker); Dyann Maier; <private> Lincicum (Daker); <private> Barnett (Daker) and <private> Rivers (Daker)
Brother of Robert Lee Daker and <private> Daker
Half brother of <private> Chennault

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About Hollie Voyn Daker

Hollie was a prisoner of war during WW-II: newspaper article, and official U.S. WW-II Prisoner of War Archives.

Here is a USAF flight training document with a picture: Windsock Tuscon!

In June of 1945 newspaper article here Hollie's wife at that time was named Virginia F., residing in Tempe, AZ. (consistent with marriage date of 1939).

Military enlistment: found on FamilySearch.org.

Note references to Hollie's memorial service and other relatives in this church newsletter: Grace Lutheran, Phoenix, AZ Dec 2006

According to this Fold3 document, Hollie's middle initial V. is for "Voyn". Also confirmed middle name via Phoenix Public Records-phone+residence

  • Ref: 1930 US Census-Arizona misspelled name as Hallie, age 12; father Edgalee Daker, age 32, born Texas; mother born Oklahoma; brother Robert Lee, age 9
  • Notes: Hollie V. Daker, 88, of Phoenix, started a better life on November 21, 2006. Born February 17, 1918 in Clovis New Mexico, preceeded in death by father, Henry V. Daker, mother Edgalee Chennault, and brother Robert L. Daker. Survived by his wife of 67 years Virginia "Didge" Daker, daughters Chyrele Barnett (Stan) of New Mexico, Peggy Rivers (Ben) and Doris Risley (Irv) of California, brother Ernest Daker, California and a sister Nanci Chennault of Tempe, 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild as well as many nieces and nephews

He was brought to Tempe at three months of age and lived in the Tempe Phoenix area for his entire life. A B-17 Pilot in WW11. He flew out of Foggia, Italy and was shot down over Germany. He was a POW for nine months. Hollie went to work for CALAPCO (APS) in the gas department and retired from the Tempe division of credit and collections after 47 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and especially 'playing cowboy' at a friends ranch. Memorial services will be Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1124 N. 3 Street in Phoenix. Funeral arrangements entrusted to A.L. Moore Grimshaw Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests any Memorials be given to Grace Lutheran Church or Sojourn Care, 7975 N. Hayden Rd., Suite A205, Scottsdale 85258

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Hollie Voyn Daker's Timeline

February 17, 1918
Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States
January 25, 1938
Age 19
Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Age 20
November 21, 2006
Age 88
Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
November 21, 2006
Age 88
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States