Arne Taksen

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

1934 - 2018 (Age 84)


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Arne Taksen, 84, died in the loving arms of his family. So like him to stage his journey on the Jewish New year and 9/11, highlighting his religious faith and love of country. Arne will be remembered for his larger than life personality, and this "Most Happy Fella" could be heard...

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Arne brought light to all those around him. Bob and I loved meeting him, and always enjoyed being around his "magic" ways!

Love & hugs,
Grazia & Bob

happy trails.. what a wonderful man. always a joy to see him. him and pat would sing songs to each other and to me. he was a joy to watch with his family who just loved him to death. rip

Pat, Amy and Howard. I am deeply shocked and saddened by the new of Arne. I have nothing but fond memories of my days at D&L Distributing. What a great guy to have had the privilege of knowing and working for. On behave of Rebecca, my children and myself please except my deepest condolences and sympathy! And the same to Andy and his family too.

Dear Pat, Amy, Howard and Taksen and Somers Families,

Arne was a beloved person in our community. My heart and prayers are with you. I adored him and he was a great influence on me during formative years growing up. He was a tremendous member of our Harrisburg community. I knew him as a great Dad to Amy and Howard, a loving husband to dear Pat, and a kind person who helped my mom when she was ill and who was so kind to me over many decades. He was so great to all of us. May...

Dear Pat,
My heart is heavy with overwhelming sorrow upon hearing of the loss of Arne. What a joyful life he lived. Arne's smile and happy ways rubbed off on all who met him. In five words, "Arne was a great guy". Condolences to you Pat, Amy, Howard, extended family and all who loved this remarkable man.
In friendship, Kathy Straub

Arne,dear brother-in-law,was a radiant being,so much fun to be around,whatever he did,he did 100%.I can picture him at Penn State games,cheering on his team,yelling at the ref,enjoying every minute.He was such a joy,a spell-binding raconteur and a good listener.
"Goodnight,sweet prince."

Arne, was such a special man. I know how ill he was, but I am sure that God has a special place for him in heaven. We always had a lot of fun together, particularly in a play, Auntie Mame, and his devoted and lovely wife played the lead . May you rest in peace. Travel well