|Birth: ||May 20, 1918|
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||May 25, 2001|
Harold Orris McDonald was born 20 May 1918 in Gardner, Cass Co., ND to William John McDonald and Emma Florence Brase. He grew up there and attended school in Gardner. On 3 Aug 1936, he married Lillian Elizabeth Agnes Johnson.
The couple lived at the family farm until 1950, when they moved to Fargo, ND. He worked as a police officer for the city of Fargo for two years. He then began working as an over the road truck driver and drove accident free for 25 years. In 1973 he retired from Consolidated Freight. His wife, Lilly, died 10 May 1983 after which time Harold traveled a lot. He died 25 May 2001 in Moorhead, Clay Co., MN.
He was surivived by his 8 children, Joe (JoAnn) McDonald of Moorhead, MN, Jim (Charlotte) McDonald, of Grand Forks, ND, Jerry (Linda) McDonald of Vergas, MN, Judy (Duane) Houghton of Vergas, MN, Jean McDonald, of Vergas, Jennifer Hogenson of Moorhead, Joyce (Victor) Stach, of Vergas, and Joan (Lon) Zimmerman, Eagle River, Alaska; 18 grandchildren; 38 great grand children; and one great-great-granchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Lilly; siblings, Floyd McDonald, Howard McDonald, Ethel Veitch, and Jack McDonald.
Harold, wife Lilly and daughter Jean are all buried in a private McDonald Cemetery on the family property in Vergas, Minnesota.
Otter Tail County
Created by: Donna L. Senff-Mata
Record added: May 25, 2006
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