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Obituary ~ Harry A. Vierkant
March 19, 1920 ~ September 21, 2011

The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
April 02, 1996

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. — Harry A. Vierkant, 89, of Citrus Heights, Calif., formerly of Mason City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Roseville, Calif.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Harry Arnold Vierkant was born on Oct. 22, 1921, in Webster, Wis., the fifth of nine children, to parents Harry B. Vierkant and Hazel (Meachom Vierkant. He grew up on a farm south of Mason City, and attended country school.

Harry married Lois Campbell from Rockwell in 1941. Harry worked for area farmers for a number of years before they moved to Mason City, where he drove city bus. Later moving to Clear Lake and working for Allied Mills. They moved to California in the middle 1950s, where Harry did construction work. Harry was well known for his handyman skills, after he retired he started “Harry’s Fix It” out of his home. Harry and Lois enjoyed 67 years together before Lois passed away in 2008.

Harry is survived by his son Donald (Lorraine) Vierkant of Orem, Utah; daughter Beverly Klaesson, Citrus Heights, California; eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; one brother Elmer (Mary Jo) Vierkant, Descanso, Calif.; one sister Hazel Darg, Rockwell; one brother in-law Victor Parks, Rockwell; one sister-in-law Wilda Vierkant, Springfield, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and three brothers, Benjamin, David Newton and Paul Vierkant, three sisters, Faye in infancy, Ruth Kohler and Helen Parks, brothers-in-law Karl Kohler and Robert Darg, sisters-in-law Hilda Vierkant and Nora Bremner, and father and mother-in-law Joe and Pearl Campbell.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2016



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