Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Rev. LeRoy Reimer officiated. Burial was in the Cherokee Memory Gardens in Cherokee. Visitation was held on Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the family present from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Harold was born on May 12, 1954 in Cherokee, to Norman and Colleen (Smith) Medick. He graduated from Meriden-Cleghorn High School in 1973. Following his education he started farming in the Rock Township area and farmed his whole career. On Feb. 4, 1983 he married Deborah Keith in Cherokee. Harold raised sheep and cattle on the farm and also helped Frank Escue at auctions. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be missed by many people. Harold was a member of the Cherokee Pheasants Forever Chapter.
He was preceded in death by his mother Colleen (1987), a nephew Cole Runyan (2005).
He is survived by his wife, Deborah; sons, Joseph Bierman and his wife, Britt, of Lincoln, Neb.; Andrew Medick and his fiancée, Jenna, of Pierson; a daughter, Sarah Smith and her husband, Tim, of Harrisburg, S.D.; sisters, Margaret Jellings and her husband, Michael, of Alta; Sharon Watts and her husband, Larry, of Phoenix, Ariz.; Gloria Dreckman and her husband, Joe, of Marcus; Norma Bush and her husband, Phil, of Cherokee; his father, Norman Medick of Cleghorn; his mother-in-law, Patricia Keith of Cherokee.