Mail Tribune Obituaries
Text Size: A | A | A
Print this ArticlePrint this Article Email this ArticleEmail this Article Bookmark and Share

Harold "Bud" Hartel

Sign the Guestbook

In Loving Memory


Harold Hartel was born August 11, 1924 in Buffalo, New York. He joined the U.S. Air Force at 18 and spent 28 years as a meteorologist and navigator reaching the rank of Lt Col. After retirement, Bud was a math teacher and coach in Northern California schools, later a resident of Mountain View in Ashland, Ore. until his death on September 29, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Hartel; and by his daughters, Diana and Patti Hartel of Ashland, Ore., Carol Lindsay of Truckee, Calif., and Susan DaSilva of Surrey, B.C., Canada; along with six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


Interment with an Honor Guard occurred on October 4, 2013 at Eagle Point National Cemetery. There will be a memorial gathering of family and friends at Ashland First Congregational United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd. on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. A Mass will be offered for Harold Hartel at Our Lady of the Mountain, Hillview Drive, Ashland, Ore. by Father Angelo Te on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to Weed-Lake Shastina Kiwanis Foundation Fund via Nancy Wallace, 5441 Duck Walk, Weed, CA, 96094. Tel: 530-938-2218.

Sign the Guestbook
You may leave your condolences or share memories by signing the Guest Book here
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Rules. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form.