Harold John Elder

Monday, March 20, 2006

HAROLD JOHN ELDER, 70, died in his home, March 11, 2006, after a short illness. Mr. Elder was born March 6, 1936, in Chariton, Iowa, the son of Ralph and Leona (Freeburg) Elder.

Survivors include his wife, companion, and best friend, Wanda; daughter Theresa Elder and son, Tim Elder both of Golden, Mo.; son Tracy Elder and his wife Annette of Harlan, Iowa; son John Elder; daughter Barb Hurd and her husband, James, of Richland Center, Wisc.; brother Ron and his wife Edith of Chelsea, Iowa; seven grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; several cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws; lots of good friends and one of a kind loyal companion (Bubba) dog.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2006, at the Nelson Chapel in Berryville with Rev. Jim Capps officiating. Mr. Elder has been cremated and his wife is to keep his remains to be buried with her remains at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.