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home : obituaries : obituaries Friday, April 29, 2016

7/10/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Harold B. Soenksen
Harold B. Soenksen, 92, recently of Byron, Ill., and formerly of DeWitt, died Wednesday. July 10, 2013, in Neighbors Rehabilitation Center, Byron.

Memorial services will be held Friday, July 26, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt, with Pastor Ronald Rafferty officiating.

Private burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

He was born Feb. 10, 1921, in Welton, to Bohnie and Pearl Levesen Soenksen. He married Geraldine June Ericksen in DeWitt Feb. 8, 1947; she died in 2001.

He was employed as a carpenter and was a World War II Navy veteran, a member of Grace Lutheran Church of DeWitt and an avid Cubs fan.

He is survived by his daughter, Susan (Henry) Vanderzyden of Byron and three grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a son and three brothers.

Memorials may be directed to Grace Lutheran Church.

Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, Byron, assisted the family with arrangements.


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