Harold Lawrence Loew, 78 of Edmond, Oklahoma died peacefully at home from natural causes on October 1, 2019.
Harold was born July 20, 1941 to Harold E. Loew and Cleara Wheeler in Chippewa Falls, Wis. Harold graduated from Bloomer High School in 1959 and then served in the US Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963.
Harold married Donna M. Ellis of Colfax, Wis., in 1963 with a 43-year marriage until her death in 2007. He later married Erna M. Nehring-Kirsch originally of Bloomer, Wis., with a 5-year marriage until her death in 2014.
Harold worked for many years as an over the road truck driver. He then obtained employment at Waste Research and Reclaimation holding various positions to finally become Vice President of environmental services after which he retired.
Harold was a very loving and sociable man. He was quick to share a bit of humor, advice or lend a hand to family and friends. Harold loved fishing, westerns and mingling.
Harold was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna M. Loew; second wife, Erna M. Loew; his grandparents, Emile Loew and Anna Loew; father, Harold E. Loew; mother, Cleara Wheeler; uncles, Arnold Loew, Gilbert Loew, LeRoy Loew; and aunt, Elsie Loew-Krueger.
Harold is survived by his brothers, Donald Loew (Darlene), and Terry Loew; sisters, Bonita Pleier (Joe), Jean Burkart (Todd); his sons, Kevin Loew, Harold J. Loew (Kimberly), and Timothy J. Loew; daughter, Holly NaGel (Scott); step children, Christopher (Jen) Kirsch and Judy Kirsch; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; aunts; cousins; nieces; nephews; and other extended family; and special friend, Pat Prill; and many other close friends.
Memorial Services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1403 Newman St, Bloomer, Wis. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, starting with visitation at the church at 2 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m. Interment will be held at St. Paul’s North Catholic Cemetery in Bloomer.
A celebration of Harold’s life will be held at the Valley Tavern, 14515 State Hwy 40, Bloomer, following the cemetery service.
Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer is serving the family. Family and friends may express condolences at www.thompsonfuneralhome.com.