Harold Schlosser

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March 03, 1929 – October 11, 2017
Funeral Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Harold John Schlosser, 88, of Lacon, IL passed away at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at St. Joseph Nursing Home, Lacon
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. Michael Schaab officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Henry. Visitation will be 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
He was born March 3, 1929 on the Schlosser family farm in rural Lacon to Roy and Emma Stang Schlosser.
Surviving is a nephew Bob (Linda) Anderson and niece Linda Watson both of Lacon; three other nieces Debbie Westbrook, Lori Miller, and Lynn Rush all of Oregon; and several great and great-great nieces and nephews whom he loved spending time with and was affectionately known as “Unkie”.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Agatha Anderson and Marjorie Hageman, and two brothers Leonard and LeRoy Schlosser; two nieces Kathy McCune and Arnetta Meisenbach, and one nephew David Schlosser.
Harold lived and farmed on the family farm his entire life. He worked at Caterpillar in management for 38 years. He was a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed watching them win the World Series several times during his lifetime. He was a Deputy Grand Knight with the Knight of Columbus, a trustee and later supervisor for Hopewell Township, and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St John XXIII Parish where he took up the collections every Saturday evening up until a few years ago.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Joseph Nursing Home and Vitas Hospice for their compassionate care over the past several months.

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