Harland Elmer, age 85, passed away on December 18, 2012 at the New Glarus Home. He was born on April 2, 1927 on a farm in the Town of Exeter to his parents Henry J. and Martha (Hanson) Elmer. Harland attended the Pioneer School, and was baptized and confirmed at the Swiss United Church of Christ in New Glarus. He farmed for his entire life.
Harland is survived by his three sisters Marian Hustad of New Glarus, WI, Lorraine Hustad of New Glarus, and Linda (Gene) Duffy of Belleville, WI, a special great niece Leslie (Casey) McLaughlin who cared for Harland, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the Zentner-Beal Funeral Home, 29 Sixth Ave., New Glarus, WI with the Rev. Todd Hackman officiating with burial in the Swiss Church Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until time of service on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the Zentner-Beal Funeral Home in New Glarus.
The family would like to thank the staff at the New Glarus Home for their compassionate care.
An online memorial with guestbook is available at www.bealfuneralhomes.com
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