William F. "Bill" Harl
- April 8, 1934 - August 1, 2012
- Onawa, Iowa
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William F. "Bill" Harl, 78, of Little Sioux, Iowa passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at Burgess Health Center in Onawa, Iowa.
Memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday August 6, 2012 at Rush Family Care Service in Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Don Collison officiating. Burial will be in Little Sioux Cemetery at Little Sioux, Iowa with military honors provided by the American Legion Little Sioux Post #410. Visitation will be 10 – 11 A.M. Monday, August 6, 2012 at Rush Family Care Service in Onawa, Iowa.
William Franklin "Bill" was born April 8, 1934 at Council Bluffs, Iowa the son of William Brian and Florence (Fischer) Harl. He attended school and graduated from Little Sioux High School.
William "Bill" and Shirley Richardson were united in marriage March 16, 1964 at Fort Collins, Colorado. Bill then worked at the Safeway Store in Omaha. He went to the army on July 12, 1954 where he earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, and the Marksman Medal and was honorably discharged in 1956. He then began employment with the Army Corps of Engineers, which he worked with for 36 years, working on the Missouri River inspecting Lewis. Afterwards, he went to work at the Offut Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska, until retirement.
Bill was a member of the Monona County VFW Post #2694 and the Little Sioux Methodist Church.
Bill's hobbies were horses, deer hunting, throw line fishing, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Harl of Little Sioux, IA.; his daughter, Deanna "Dawn" Harl of Onawa, IA; two grandsons, Tanner Daniel Harl and Tucker William Harl both of Onawa, IA; and one brother, Roger Harl of Montgomery, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Patricia Dunham.