Memorial services will be held on Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Rev. Duane Queen will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand Meadow Cemetery at rural Washta. It was Harold's wish to be cremated. There will be no visitation. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements.
Harold was born on May 24, 1931 at Marcus, to Roy & Ruth (Scott) Kintigh. He graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1949. He was married to Dorris Bierman on Dec. 6, 1952 in the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church at rural Marcus. He was a Veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the Battleship U.S.S. Iowa. He had worked as a hired hand for his brother-in-law for two years and then farmed for 37 years in Cherokee County. He and his wife moved to Storm Lake in 1995. During the summers of 1995-1999, he went back to work as a hired hand and during the winter months worked for Peters Truck and Trailer in Storm Lake. Harold retired in the fall of 1999 due to poor health. He was a member of the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. He enjoyed model cars and airplanes.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his maternal and paternal grandparents.
He is survived by his wife Dorris of Storm Lake; 3 daughters: Nancy Ann Mitchell and her husband Randy of Dow City, Marilyn Kay Harder and her husband Ron of Yorba Linda, Calif. Patricia JoAnn Kohn and her husband Steve of Spring Hill, Kan. 8 grandchildren: Jennifer Arkfeld, Mallory Mitchell, Megan Mitchell, Lucas Harder, Andrew Harder, Ryan Kohn, Kelsey Kohn and Kristen Kohn; 2 great grandchildren: William Arkfeld and Jayden Harder; 2 brothers: Stanley Kintigh and his wife Lorna of Minnetonka, Minn. Donald Kintigh and his wife Naomi of Meriden, also several nieces and nephews.