Harold Germann

Harold Germann, 88, of Staples, passed away May 3, 2016 at the St. Cloud Hosptial.

Mass of Christian Burial was held May 11, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church,  Staples, with Rev. Lauren Germann and Rev. Korf officiating. Interment was at Evergreen Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements were with Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples.

Harold was born September 23, 1927 in Verndale to Adolph (Otto) and Rose (Uselman) Germann. He later moved to Staples with his family, where he married Suzanne Spencer on November 6, 1947 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He worked at Harter’s Men’s Clothing Store, the Minnepolis Grain Exchange and later retired from Burlington Northern in Brainerd.

He was a proud member of the “Table of Knowledge” and loved to share his favorite stories with friends and family. He enjoyed gardening, watching and discussing Minnesota sports and politics and spending time with his family.

 Harold is survived by three sons, Steve (Peg) and Rev. Lauren, both of Staples, Lynn (Kim) of Baxter; four  daughters, Julie (Ron) Kuschel of St. Cloud, Margie (Martin) Etzler, Jeannie ( Mike) Hajek and Jayne (Tom) Olson  all of Staples.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one sister, Mickey; and one brother Jack.

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