Harry Wikert obit June 1972
Harry Wikert, Dies Sunday GRAETTINGER - Harry Edward Wikert, 80, died Sunday, June 11, 1972, shortly after noon following a heart attack. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday attheUnited Methodist Church here where he was a member. The Rev. Harlan Babcock will officiate and burial will be at Valley View Cemetery. Furhman Funeral Home of Graettinger is in charge. Friends may call there until time of service. Born Sept. 3, 1891 at Fonda, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Wikert, he was educated in Hardin County and was a resident of Palo Alto County since 1909. He was a trucker and farmer until the time of his retirement. He married Minnie Herke at Emmetsburg, Feb. 13, 1915. Survivors include his wife, two sons Harold of Redlands, Calif., andLeRoy of Emmetsburg; three daughters, Mrs. RobertMcMahon and Mrs. Eleanor Harder of San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Edward (Thelma) Carroll of Dos Mohies. A brother, Marvin, lives atBrain- erd, Minn., and a sister, Mrs. Laurence Sundall is at Ruthven.