Harold F. Miers

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Miers, Harold F.

Harold F. Miers, age 95, of 436 Chestnut Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Strawberry Lane Medical Center.

Funeral Services are 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Visitation will take place at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI from 4:00-7:00 PM Monday September 23 and Tuesday at the Church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids.

Harold was born December 3, 1917 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Frederick and Cecilia (Cummings) Miers. After Frederick died in 1917, Cecilia married Alfred Ebbe in 1923. Harold married Ruth Freeman on September 16, 1941 in Waukon, Iowa. They were married for 69 years, when Ruth died in 2009.

Harold was a manager of Coast to Coast Store in Wisconsin Rapids, then was an appliance salesman for Gambles. He then became owner of Coast to Coast Hardware & Sporting Goods and Furniture Store in the Wisconsin Dells. Harold then became a firefighter for the City of Wisconsin Rapids for 25 years. He also was a horseless carriage consultant for Clark Motors and Jim Buck Motors.

Harold was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the retired Firefighters of Wisconsin. He was awarded the Wisconsin Rapids Fireman of the Year Award in 1975. Harold enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting.

Harold is survived by three children- Michael (Judith) Miers of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Mark Miers of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and Mary (Scott) Brahy of St. Paul, MN; four grandchildren, Melissa (Michael) Steinert, Sarah Brahy, Matthew Brahy and Andrew Miers; and four great grandchildren, Teegan, Lauren, Braxten and Mason.

Harold was preceded in death by his father, Frederick Miers, mother, Cecilia Miers Ebbe, stepfather, Alfred Ebbe and brother, Donald Ebbe.

Harold will be sadly missed by family and friends. Many people will remember and discuss his numerous jokes and escapades.

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Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Sept. 20, 2013
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