Harold Eugene Haerr, 90 of Taylorville, IL formerly of Mattoon, IL died at 12:30 am Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Taylorville Care Center.

He was born November 10, 1924 in Olney, IL, the son of John and Mabel Decker Haerr. On February 25, 1950 he married Martha Lagle in Streator, IL. They would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this February 25. Harold was a member of the First Church of Christ in Mattoon and was last employed by Rural King in Mattoon.

Surviving is his wife: Martha Haerr of Taylorville, Son: Otis Haerr and wife Marlis of Taylorville, Daughter Sylvia Geiling of Texas. There are 5 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister, 2 nephews and 1 niece.

Inurnment will be held at a later date.

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.

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