Obituary Record

Harlan W. E. Stork
Died on 11/20/2011
Buried in God's Acre (St. Paul's) Cemetery

#1 Printed in the Novebmer 25, 2011 Enterprise

Harlan W. E. Stork, 90

Sang with St. Paul’s choir for more than 40 yrs

Harlan W. E. Stork, 90, of Fremont, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at Arbor Manor in Fremont.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church Friday. Interment will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Arlington, with military honors conducted by members of V.F.W. Post 8332 and American Legion Post No. 71 of Arlington.

Harlan W. E. Stork was born Aug. 31, 1921, on the family farm west of Blair, to August and Marie (Kruger) Stork. He was a 1939 graduate of Arlington High School where he was an All-State baseball player, and attended the University of California. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from Oct. 20, 1942, to Jan. 16, 1946, and served in the Ardennes, Rhineland and central Europe.

On June 25, 1944, he married Fern Hoegemeyer in Lyons. The couple lived and farmed on the family farm west of Blair. Mr. Stork retired in 1986 and they moved into Arlington. Mr. Stork had lived at Arbor Manor in Fremont for the last 4 ½ years.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington where he was chairman, elder, trustee, Sunday School teacher and sang in the church choir for more than 40 years. He also sang with the Pathfinder Chorus. He had received the Ak-Sar-Ben Farm Family Award for ownership of the same farm for more than 100 years.

He is survived by his wife, Fern; sons and daughter-in-law, Terry Stork of Omaha, and Landal Stork and Uta Crompton of Foster City, Calif.; daughters and sons-in-law, Twyla and David Wells of Omaha, and Anita Stork and Judge Richard Ulmer of Hillsborough, Calif.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Martin Stork; and sisters, Viola Dunklau and an infant sister.

Memorials are suggested to St. Paul's Home Budget or to Lutheran Church Missouri Synod World Missions.

Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington is in charge of arrangements.

Note: portrait in newspaper

Note: he was a WWII veteran

#2 obituary, printed in the Nov. 23, 2011 World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska

Stork, Harlan, age 90

Fremont, NE, formerly of Arlington, NE. Survived by wife, Fern of Fremont; sons, Terry Stork of Omaha and Landal (Uta Crompton) Stork of Foster City, CA; daughters Twyla (David) Wells of Omaha and Anita (Judge Richard Ulmer) Stork, Hillsborough CA; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren.

FUNERAL SERVICE 10am Friday, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, north of Arlington. VISITATION 1 hr prior to service at church. Burial church cemetery with military honors. Memorials to St. Paul’s Home Budget and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod World Missions.

Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home, Arlington, NE 402-471-4490

#3 Funeral Leaflet

In Memory of Harlan W.E. Stork

August 31, 1921 Blair, Nebraska ~ November 20, 2011 Fremont, Nebraska

Funeral Service 10 AM Friday, November 25, 2011 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Arlington, Nebraska. Officiating: The Rev. Rick Kanoy. Congregational Hymns: “I Know That My Redeemer Lives”, “I’m But A Stranger Here”, “Abide With Me”, “What A Friend We Have In Jesus”—Joyce Dunklau, Organist

Pallbearers: Delyn Stork, Dalvin Scheer, Steve Eberle, Galen Dunklau, Robert Ortmann, Boyd Giesselman

Military Honors: Conducted by members of V.F.W. Post #8332 and American Legion Post #71 of Arlington.

Interment: St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Arlington, Nebraska

Arrangements by Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home, Arlington, Nebraska ~~~Obituary and funeral leaflet courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska~~~

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Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 11/25/2011