Harold Reed McKee
April 18, 1916-Feb. 23, 2013
ELKHART — Harold Reed McKee, 96, of Elkhart, died at 9:10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Elkhart General Hospital.
Harold was born April 18, 1916 in Bruce Lake Station to Reed and Josephine (Stark) McKee. He married Estella Mae Shirar on Nov. 23, 1946. She passed away July 4, 2000. He then married Carolyn Shultz on March 20, 2009. She survives along with his daughter, Lynne (Kent) Gwin of Elkhart; his son, Philip (Janet) McKee of Bend, Ore.; grandchildren, Dawn Bushnell and Alden (Christy) Bushnell; great-grandsons, Scott, Elliott, and Reid Bushnell; sister, Margaret Cook of Plymouth; brother, Robert (Marianne) McKee of Boston, Ky. He was preceded in death by brothers, Forest, Charles and Wayne McKee.
Harold was honorably discharged as 1st Lt. of the United States Army, serving in New Guinea during WWII. He was a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Elkhart. Harold served many years on the Elkhart Library board of directors and on the City Beautification Development with the Chamber of Commerce. He was a former member of the Kiwanis and was active with the Boy Scouts.
A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent at www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com .
Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army.