|3/6/2019 10:07:00 AM|
Eugene "Gene" Harnack, 94, of Windom died Feb. 28, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m., at LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom with Rev. David L. Birch officiating.
Special music will be provided by pianist Dustin Stevens.
Full military honors will take place at the funeral home immediately after the service.
Burial will be held at a later date at Lamberton Cemetery in Lamberton.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m., at the funeral home.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom is handling the funeral arrangements.
Eugene "Gene" Roy Harnack was born April 14, 1924, to the late Clarence L. and Edith (Dagner) Harnack in Revere. He received his education in the Revere area.
Upon graduating from high school, Gene enlisted in the United States Army, first living in Georgia and then being deployed to Germany until being honorably discharged and returning to Revere.
On Oct. 23, 1946, Gene married Lila Mae Coulter at the Church of Christ in Lamberton. The marriage was blessed with two sons, Tom and Jim.
In 1950, Lila and Gene moved to Revere for 10 years, then moved to Tracy until 1972, when they moved to Windom.
Gene was the co-op grain elevator manager in Tracy, then in Windom until his retirement in 1993. He then started working for Peterson Feeds in Windom for many years until just a few months ago.
Gene recently became a resident of Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom, where he passed away.
Gene was a longtime, dedicated member of the Church of Christ in Lamberton, where he was a treasurer and elder. He also was a lifetime member of American Legion Post #206 in Windom.
Gene will be remembered for playing cards, his love of chocolate and being an avid outdoorsman. His greatest enjoyment came from being with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Lila Mae Harnack.
Survivors include his sons: Tom (Renee) Harnack of Windom and Jim (Dawn) Harnack of Dallas Center, Iowa; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.