April 2, 1922 - December 22, 2014
Vernon D. Harshman, age 92, formerly of Knapp, WI died Monday, December 22, 2014 at American Heritage Care Center in Hammond. He was born April 2, 1922 in Spring Valley, WI the son of Jim and Emma (Moll) Harshman. As a teen he worked for several farmers and later went into farming for himself. Vernon and his first wife Ethel Olson sold the farm and bought a tavern in Knapp. He kept the bar for about 32 years. During that time Ethel died and Vern married Lorraine Williams. She died in 1976. He later married Catherine Dahler and was again widowed in December 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, his brothers, Virgil (Helen) Harshman, Clinton (Norma) Harshman and Willis (Rosalie) Harshman; his sister Lorraine (Gerhart) Odahlen; sister-in-law, Cynthia Harshman, brother-in-law, Robert Dahlman; also three step-children, Marilyn LaBarre, Deanna Zillmer and Edward Clifford. Vern is survived by his brothers, Robert Harshman of Boyceville, Ronald (Marilyn) Harshman of Somerset and sisters, Kathleen Dahlman of Hudson, Carol (Duane) Johnson of Hammond; step-children, Danna (Lilian) Clifford of Sacramento CA, Gary (Winifred) Clifford of Sacramento CA, Irma Dahl of Wyoming MN, Ann (Bill) Peterka of Grove City MN; step-daughter-in-law, Barbara Jean Clifford of Menomonie; he is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with Pastor Tim Matthaei officiating. There will be visitation from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Falls City Cemetery in the Town of Spring Brook, Dunn Co. WI.
Vernon D. Harshman, age 92, formerly of Knapp, WI died Monday, December 22, 2014 at American Heritage Care Center in Hammond. He was born April 2, 1922 in Spring Valley, WI the son of Jim and Emma (Moll) Harshman. As a teen he worked for several... View Obituary & Service Information
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