Obit: Hardrath, Harold #2 (1915 - 2009)
Surnames: Hardrath, Lange, Schwarze, Edwards,
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield,
Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 5 Oct. 2009
Hardrath, Harold (9 Nov. 1915 - 3 Oct.
OWEN -- Harold Hardrath, 93, of Owen died
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at the Colonial Center, in
His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 7, 2009, at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen. Burial
will follow in Riverside Cemetery in the town of Hixon with
military honors being conducted. The visitation will be from 9:30
a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home in
Harold was born Nov. 9, 1915, in the town of
Green Grove in Clark County the son of Herman and Elsa (Lange)
He attended Elmwood School in the town of Green
Grove and graduated from the eighth-grade. Following his education,
Harold worked as a cheesemaker in Melon and for Harvey Mandel in
Harold entered the Army and served his country
during World War II and was assigned to infantry operating the
155mm Howitzer. After his honorable discharge, Harold began dairy
farming in the town of green Grove.
He married the former Dorthaleen Edwards in Colby
on Aug. 31, 1949.
He is survived by his wife Dorthaleen of Owen, his children: Luanne Schwarze of Unity; Glen (LuAnn) Hardrath of Unity; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is further survived by two brothers: Howard Hardrath and Halbert (Margie) Hardrath both of Atlanta.
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