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Harvey Danielson

January 6, 1917 — December 8, 2013

Harvey Danielson

Harvey T. Danielson, age 96, of Rose City, died Sunday, December 8, 2013, at St. William's Living Center in Parkers Prairie.

Funeral services are 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2013, at Spruce Hill Church in Spruce Hill Township with Rev. Ralph Erickson officiating. Music is provided by organist, Kevin Lee and vocalists, Rev. Jim and Irene Brown and John Chandler. Burial will take place at the church cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 4 p.m., Thursday at Lind Family Funeral Home in Miltona and conclude with a prayer service and time of sharing at 6:30 p.m. The visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

Harvey Theodore Danielson was born January 6, 1917, to Oscar and Ellen (Skoglund) Danielson on the Danielson farm homestead in Spruce Hill Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. He was united in marriage to Verna Peterson June 26, 1948. Following their marriage they lived on the Danielson farm homestead where they raised their three children, Lois, Philip and Jane. His wife, Verna died May 22, 1975. Harvey married Emmelyn Peterson Hewitt August 5, 1978. Following their marriage, he was interested in restoring gas engines and old farm machinery. The most enjoyable time was the threshing festival on his farm. Harvey was a great woodsman, cutting down trees, sawing and splitting wood together with his wife of 35 years, Emmelyn. Harvey was active into his 90's and enjoyed time with family and friends.

Harvey was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Verna; sisters, Arlene (Elmer) Pederson and Norma (Earl) Carlson and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Harvey is survived by his wife, Emmelyn; two daughters, Lois (Gary) Linner of Burnsville and Jane (Ralph) Notaro of Bloomington; son, Philip (Nancy) Danielson of Elk River; four grandchildren, Jodi (Charlie) Stocke, Scott (Sarah) Linner, R.J. Notaro and Kristina (Ken) Friedricks; two great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Ryder; along with many nieces and nephews.


Pallbearers are Kendal Viereck, Kerwin Rosenquist, Steve Soderholm, Robert Hudspeth, Don Carlson, David Lusty, and Larry Skoglund.


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