Harold F. Meinhold
Wenona- Harold F. Meinhold, 93, formerly of Wenona, IL passed away
at 6:15 pm on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at his residence of 2
years at Pleasant View in Ottawa, IL.
He was born on July 4, 1920 in Minonk, IL a son of Herman and
Dorothy Danekas Meinhold. He married Gladys May on December
5, 1941 in Minonk, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Janis (John) Felver of Elgin, IL;
Vaun (Christine) Meinhold of Streator, IL; Jane Meinhold of River
Forrest, IL; one sister, Doris (Arthur) Johnston of Washington, IL;
eight grandchildren, Wendy (Brett) Harris; Kori (Mark) Hibner;
Tyson (Shannon) Meinhold; Lance (Tiffany) Meinhold; Trent (Jessica)
Felver; Adam (Rebekah) Goldberg; Aaron Goldberg; Joanna Goldberg;
and ten great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and two
Harold was a lifetime farmer in the Wenona area.
An Army veteran, he served his country in the Air Corp during WWII
as part of the Pacific Theatre.
He was a member of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ in
Minonk and the Lostant American Legion.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, September
19, 2013 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Rev. Peter
Ward will officiate. Visitation will be held from 12-2 pm
before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the
Minonk Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior
Project. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com
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