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Harold E. Getty

October 24, 1939 July 23, 2018
Harold E. Getty
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Obituary for Harold E. Getty

Harold E. Getty, 78, of Waterloo, died Monday, July 23 at UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital.

He was born October 24, 1939 in Freeport, Ill., son of Frederick and Florence Folgate Getty. He married Carol A. Livesey on October 21, 1960 in Chelmsford, England.

Harold was a veteran of the United States Air Force, after his service he became employed with John Deere where he remained until his retirement in 1994. After his retirement, he spent nine years working for Sears and nine more with Cedar Valley Hospice. Harold was a Past Master and longtime member of Martin Lodge #624 A.F. & A.M., a member of High 12, the Waterloo American Legion Post 138, and the Elmwood Cemetery Board, chairman of the Solid Waste Commission and Aspire and was the longest running Waterloo council member for a term of over 30 years.

Survivors include his wife, a son, Mark Getty of Cedar Falls; a son-in-law, Neil Hammargren; six grandchildren, Jonathon, Lindsy, Joel, Taylor, Thomas and Muriel; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Marg Getty and Betty Miller and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Kay Getty Hammargren; a granddaughter, Whitney Kay Jackson; twin brother, Gerald and brother Duane Getty, and a sister, Mary Ellen (Robert) Werkmeister.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 27 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery, both in Waterloo. Full Military Rites will be conducted by the Waterloo American Legion Post 138, V.F.W. Post 1623 and the United States Air Force Honor Guard. Public Visitation will be from 4-7 Thursday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway where there will be a 7 p.m. public Masonic Service. Visitation will continue for one hour before services at the church on Friday.

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Visitation

Thursday

26

Jul

4:00 PM 7/26/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Public Masonic Service

Thursday

26

Jul

7:00 PM 7/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

27

Jul

10:30 AM 7/27/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Paul's United Methodist Church

207 Louise Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

St. Paul's United Methodist Church
207 Louise Street Waterloo 50703 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Garden of Memories Cemetery Final Resting Place

3669 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

3669 Logan Avenue Waterloo 50703 Iowa
United States
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