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Harold Lovedahl

February 26, 1940 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 80)

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Harold Lovedahl age 80 passed away peacefully in his home in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Harold was the son of the late Jiles Larson Lovedahl and Virginia Elizabeth (Burnette) Lovedahl.   Surviving him  is wife Barb Lovedahl,  2 daughters, Crystal Kline  and  Jenny Bright-Stonecipher.  Also, 1 son, Jiles Gregory Lovedahl, 2  grandchildren, Joshua Kline and Lindsay Nichelle Kline, and 1 granddaughter, Lola Valentina Mares and 1 son-in-law, William Stonecipher.

He loved his dog Roxy, who was by his side when he passed.  

Most of all, Harold loved life and was all about family.  He loved being a father and making life fun and adventurous for his loved ones.  He retired from Frog Switch Manufacturing Steel Company and spent 39 years in the steel industry.  He was a Master Free Mason for life at his 25 year mark, served First Force Recon (very first one) under Major Bruce F. Meyer in the Marine Corp at Camp Pendleton.  Later,  he served in the Naval Reserve.  He was an avid historical lover and NRA supporter, in addition to being a father of 2 book authors.  He spent his life being a great role model, assuring that his descendants learned heritage and ancestral ties to the founding of the Declaration of the Independence.  He loved being a stepfather to  Matt and Michelle, Barb's children.   He also enjoyed being" pap pap" to their kids, his step-grandchildren, Grady and Ashley.

Memorial services to be held 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2020 at Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, Ohio with Pastor Nancy McCormick officiating. The family requests donations to Semper Fi, 825 College Blvd. Suite 102, PMB 609 Oceanside, CA 92057 in Harold's memory. To leave an online condolence visit

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Celebration of Life
June 12, 2020

5:00 PM
Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home
97 West Locust Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

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