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Harold E. Austin


06/24/1930 - 07/22/2014 Obituary
Harold E. Austin Obituary
Harold was born on June 24, 1930, in Springville, Colorado. He joined his wife, twin brother and siblings in heaven on July 22, 2014. He died peacefully at home in the comfort and care of his family. Harold served in the Army for five years, was a volunteer firefighter, worked in sheet metal and was a member of the local union #105. He married his wife Dorothy in 1951 and had two children, Johnny and Cathy who he is survived by. He is also survived by his six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Harold loved fishing and hunting with friends and family. He enjoyed coffee and donuts with his best friend Bud. Harold lived a long and full life and will be missed dearly by all his family with a special recognition to his brother-in-law Buck, who he loved as his own brother.
The family would like to thank the staff and nurses of Optimal Hospice for their services and for making it possible to care for Harold at home.
A memorial service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park Chapel on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 10:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Optimal Hospice. A reception will follow the service and directions provided at the memorial.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 29, 2014
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