Mr. Walter LeRoy “The Old Man” Harrald, age 78 of Hesperia, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019. He was born on November 21, 1940 in Green, Iowa to Albert & Thelma (Crosby) Harrald. He had been employed by Sun Chemical for 31 years until his retirement. Walter had owned & operated Harrald’s Christmas Trees in Hesperia, and he was a member of the Michigan Christmas Tree Growers Association. He also enjoyed fishing & hunting. On June 13, 1961 he married Norma Kay Allen and she survives him along with 3 children: Theresa (Lynn) Kuhns, Leesa (Wayne) O’Neil, Michael “Mick” (Lisa) Harrald; 7 grandchildren: Justin, Sindle, Ashlee, Ben, Caitlin, Kelsey, & Krissa; 2 great grandchildren, Walter & Mabel; 1 sister, Betty Archer; sister-in-law, Alberta Harrald; brother-in-law, Bob Miller; and many nieces & nephews. He was also surrogate dad to Jackie, Jake, & Jill. Walter was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Miller; and by 2 brothers, William & Frank Harrald. A Celebration of Walter’s Life will take place at 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home with Pastor Lucky Fulton officiating. There will be a luncheon & time to visit with the family in the Michigan Room at Transitional Health Services of Fremont immediately following the service at the funeral home. Suggested Memorial: Amazing Grace Acres Church for the Children's Community Christmas. You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com. Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.
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Amazing Grace Acres Church for the Children's Community Christmas
762 Woodland Park Drive, Brohman MI 49312