|Birth: ||Nov. 11, 1923|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 2006|
Daily Courier, Prescott, AZ
Saturday, September 30, 2006
Harold A. Birkholz
Harold A. Birkholz died Sept. 27, 2006 at Bob Stump VA Medical Center, Hospice Unit in Prescott. He was born Nov. 11, 1923 in Freeport, Ill., the son of Albert and Grace (Viel) Birkholz. Hal was 82 years old.
Hal served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Cascade during World War II. He was a graduate of John Brown University. Hal further served his country as an electronics engineer for the Dept. of the Navy. He taught both at DeVry and at Prescott's Christian High School.
Hal was a devoted and long time active member of the Baptist Church. He was ordained and served as a Missionary following the war in Japan and was pastor to several congregations; he was active in AWANA for almost 40 years. Hal enjoyed reading, his computer, sports, the Phoenix Suns, and the Arizona Diamondbacks; however, once a Cub fan always a Cub fan.
Hal is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty; daughter, Deborah (Charles) Abernathy; son, David Mark (Teresa) Birkholz; brother, Marvin (Reet); sister, Jennie Birkholz; and granddaughters, Sarah and Anna.
Prescott National Cemetery
Created by: J Spencer
Record added: Nov 26, 2006
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