Obit: Hardrath, Harold #2 (1915 - 2009) 

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Surnames: Hardrath, Lange, Schwarze, Edwards, Mandel 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 5 Oct. 2009 

Hardrath, Harold (9 Nov. 1915 - 3 Oct. 2009) 

OWEN -- Harold Hardrath, 93, of Owen died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at the Colonial Center, in Colby. 

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 Owen. 

Harold was born Nov. 9, 1915, in the town of Green Grove in Clark County the son of Herman and Elsa (Lange) Hardrath. 

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 Unity. 

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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