Peters Funeral Home - Shafter
844 E Lerdo Highway
Shafter, CA 93263

Harold Robert Fleishauer

1928 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Harold Robert Fleishauer Obituary
Harold Robert Fleishauer April 21, 1928 - October 24, 2012 Harold Fleishauer was surrounded by loved ones when he entered the presence of his Lord and Savior on October 24. Harold was born in Bakersfield, California to Henry and Eva Fleishauer on April 21, 1928. Harold attended Greeley Elementary School before graduating from BHS in 1945. He attended the Pacific Bible Institute in Fresno and graduated with degrees in Bible and Music in 1948. There he met Dolores Bese and they married on October 23, 1949 at the First Baptist Church in Bakersfield. They had two children, Stephen and Christine. Harold farmed in the Rosedale area, growing cotton, alfalfa, wheat, carrots, and almonds. He enjoyed fishing, music, crossword puzzles, and watching Dodger baseball. After losing Dolores to cancer Harold began a long distance romance in Seattle with Doris Wiebe. Harold and Doris were married on September 8th, 1984. While Harold continued to farm they enjoyed spending time with their families and grandchildren. Together they traveled from top to bottom of the Western Hemisphere. Harold had a deep faith in God and demonstrated this in many ways while attending Rosedale Bible Church. His involvement included serving as Choir Director, Board of Trustees, Sunday School Superintendent, and Chairman of the Building Committee. Through his wisdom and gentle spirit he was a godly example to those around him. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, brother Leroy Fleishauer, Dolores his wife of 32 years, and grandchildren Stephen and Erin Fleishauer. Harold is survived by Doris his wife of 28 years, his son Steve and wife Connie, daughter Chris, granddaughter Christy and husband Steven Clark, grandson John Fleishauer and wife Sari, granddaughter Karen Fleishauer, and great-granddaughter Sierra Fleishauer. The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Del Toro and his staff, the caregivers at Palm Village in Reedley, and Blanca from Visiting Angels. Donations may be made to the Bakersfield Rescue Mission. A memorial service will be held at Rosedale Bible Church, corner of Hwy 58 & Heath Road, on Thursday, November 1, at 11am. A graveside service will proceed at Shafter Memorial Park at 9:30am. Arrangements are under the direction of Peters Funeral Home, Shafter, 661-746-6314. Please send condolences to the family at www.GoldenValleyMemorialCare.com Peters Funeral Home - Shafter www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 30, 2012
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