Harlan Stark, 100, of Emerson NE

Harlan Stark, 100, of Emerson, Nebraska passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at Heritage of Emerson in Emerson, Nebraska. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Emerson; with Pastor Gretchen Ritola officiating. Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at the church with a prayer service starting a 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Emerson. Memorials may be directed to St. Luke Lutheran Church in Emerson. Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Emerson.

Harlan was born December 27, 1914 in Emerson, NE to Arthur and Amanda (Schoening) Stark. He attended grade school in Emerson. On February 21, 1941, Harlan married Vivian Gradert in Emerson. The couple had two children. He farmed in the Emerson area until his retirement in 1979.

Harlan loved to be outdoors fishing, playing horseshoes, and gardening. He also enjoyed playing pool and playing cards, especially pitch. The family would like to thank the staff at Heritage of Emerson for their kindness and friendship shown to Harlan and his family over the past years.

He is survived by sons, Harvey Stark of Sioux City, IA, Dennis (Charlotte) Stark of West Des Moines, IA, five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vivian; and three brothers.

Harlan Stark

Harlan Stark

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