Harold D. Hanen, 92, of Webster City, IA, died Thursday March 22 at the V A Medical center in Des Moines, IA. A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Boman Funeral Home in Webster City.
He was born September 01, 1919 at home in Story County, Iowa to Elmer & Clara (House) Hanen. Harold graduated high school. In 1939, he and Carol Baker were married. They moved to Baltimore, MD where he worked at the ship yard. Harold entered the US Navy on June 24, 1944 and served in the South Pacific during WW II. He was honorably discharged as a Seaman First Class in 1946.
Harold worked in Washington DC as a transit bus driver. In 1957 the family moved back to Webster City. Harold worked as a master carpenter for many people in the area retiring in 1983. The last place of work was the Hamilton County Conservation.
He enjoyed spending time with his family: daughter Patricia Schwering of Webster City, granddaughter Deb Becker of Fort Dodge, IA, two grandsons Duane (Alyssa) & Dwight Schwering all of Webster City, eight great grandchildren Stephanie, Dakota, Walker, Madison, Drew, Macy, Dalton & Jacob, and three great great grandchildren Adalinn, Zaydenn & Lanxtynn. He was preceded in death by his wife, infant son (Michael) and four brothers (Ray, Bud, Jr., & Max). bomanfh.com
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