Obit: West, Harvey F. Jr. (1934 - 2014)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: West, Rhoades, Holman, Paugels, Jenks, Hulett, Girod

----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co, WI) 9/10/2014

West, Harvey F. Jr. (1 July 1934 - 7 September 2014)

Harvey F. West Jr., 80, of Wautoma died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Berlin hospital. He was born July 1, 1934, in Millston to Harvey F. Sr. and Amanda (Rhodes) West. Harvey was raised in Black River Falls and graduated from high school in 1952. Harvey married Bernadyne Olson April 27, 1957, at Hope Lutheran Church, Wautoma. The couple continued to live and farm in the Black River Falls area until moving to Wautoma in 1963. Harvey continued to farm and also worked at the Walker Company until he became employed by the Waushara County Highway Department, retiring in 1990. He enjoyed hunting, farming and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Harvey is survived by his loving wife Bernadyne West; children, Jeff (Jan) West, Pittsville, Roberta (Harold) Holman, Humbird, Pamela (Greg) Paugels, Wautoma, Paula (Allen) Jenks, Wild Rose; grandchildren, Harvey, Brian, Andrew, Brent, David, Amanda, Rachel, Erin, Sarah and Kristin; sister, Pat (Ken) Hulett, Black River Falls; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Walter West.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at West Holden Lutheran Church. Officiating at the service will be Pastor Barb Girod with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends at church Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Harvey’s name. Leikness Funeral Home, Wautoma, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at



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