In preventing any family or friends from possible exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the family has postponed Harold's Celebration of Life to a later date. Once the date has been determined, we will update our website and publish it in the local paper.
Harold L. Bosshardt, age 98 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the VA Health Care System in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Harold Lovern Bosshardt was born September 30, 1921 to Lovern and Lydia (Eigenbrout) Bosshardt in Sauk Centre Township, Minnesota. He graduated from Sauk Centre High School in 1938. Harold joined the US Navy in 1942 and returned back home to the family farm in 1946. He married Betty Butenhoff in August 1951. Together they raised their children on the family farm. Harold farmed all of his life until he retired in 1988, but still lived on the farm the rest of his life.
Survivors include his children, Gary (Natalie) Bosshardt of Philadelphia, Tom Bosshardt of Sauk Centre, Patty (Harold) Klassen of Melrose, Jim (Maricel) Bosshardt of Washington, and Dale (Nancy) Bosshardt of Melrose; 12 grandchildren, Raymond, Vincent, Gabriella, Christine, Joseph, Michael, Jenna, Mikayla, Piper, Kylin, Brock, and Trisha; four great-grandchildren; and girlfriend of many years, Pricilla Lamby of Alexandria.
Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Bosshardt; infant daughter, Judy Bosshardt; and sister, Emily Gamradt.
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