Harold John Beer, 81, of Gold Hill, Ore., crossed the river Friday, June 21, 2013 in Christmas Valley, Ore. on his way home with his wife of 32 years Linda, after camping and riding their ATV in the Dunes. Harold suffered a major heart attack. He retired in September 2012 from Knife River Corp. He worked all of his career in all rock crushing aspects while in Canada and the USA.
Harold was a member of E. Clampus Vitus for 28 years in Estanislao Chapter no. 58. and Umpqua Joe Chapter no. 1359.
Harold was born in Edmonton Alberta, Canada February 26, 1932. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold John and Mary Elizabeth Beer; and one brother, James Beer. He is loved and survived by his wife, Linda Sue Beer; one sister, Betty Anderson; two sons, Dewayne and Dewight Beer; two daughters, Karen Aulin and Vicky Beer and their spouses; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; one niece and two nephews; and all of Canada.
We would like to thank our good friends who were with us in our time of need, Lil Bit and Carol, and Dave and Carrie, and all the people involved at our time of need.
A celebration of life and potluck will be held Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Gold Hill at the Long Branch Saloon. All his friends are invited to attend. No flowers please.