Harold A. Lassen, 82 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at Missouri Baptist Hospital surrounded by his family.
Harold was born on September 21, 1934 in Doniphan, Missouri; the son of the late Arthur and Hazel (Doyle) Lassen. Harold gave over 40 years to Granite City Steel, retiring in 1995. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Granite City and proudly served his country in the United States Army. Harold will be remembered for his generous heart and all the special time he shared with his family and friends.
Harold is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Doris Marie (Vance) Lassen, whom he married on February 14, 1958; his children, Harold (Linda) Lassen Jr. and Judith (Clifford) Deidiker; his grandchildren, Nick (Connie) Deidiker, Natalie Deidiker, Zac Lassen, Brandi Lassen, Jamie (Eric) Fryman; his great-grandchildren, Alec Palardy, Aiden Fryman; his sisters, Janice Tipler, Barbara Milan; his brother, Gary Lassen.
In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his sisters; Helen Barrett, Margie Ortiz.
In celebration of Harold’s life, friends may call on Monday, August 28, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jesse Tedder officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to Better Breathers.
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