Harold Bangen

Harold H. Bangen

Great Falls —Harold H. Bangen, 85, passed away January 23, 2014, of natural causes at a local care facility. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Harold was born July 9, 1928 in Climax, MN, where he was also raised. He finished 8th grade, and then he went to work on his family's farm. On March 4, 1950, in Crookston, MN, Harold married Harriet Herberg, they were together until she passed away in 2011. He was in the U.S. Army, and a Veteran of the Korean War. Harold worked for Reisers, drove for Hertz, and retired from Darigold as a milk delivery truck driver. He enjoyed bowling, taught little league baseball, and was a member of the Eagles Club and VFW.

Survivors include daughters, Susan Tocco of Billings, MT, Diana Woods of Vaughn, MT, Debbie Jarvis of Denver, CO, Janelle Trusty of Vaughn, MT; sons, Bruce Bangen of Great Falls, MT, Michael Bangen of Elko, NV; sisters, Mildred Gilstad of Great Falls, MT, Arlone Wokasch of Lakewood, CA; brothers, Irwin Bangen of Hot Springs, MT, Roger Bangen of Eau Claire, WI, Orlean Bangen of Climax, MN; 16 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Bangen; parents, Helmer and Hannah Bangen; sisters, Ruby Broden, Phylis Roadhouse; granddaughter, Candy Jarvis.

Condolences to the family may be shared at www.croxfordfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Croxford Funeral Home and Crematory
1307 Central Avenue Great Falls, MT 59401
(406) 453-0315

Published in Great Falls Tribune on Jan. 26, 2014