Lynn Harpster, 88

Lynn Harpster, 88, of East Grand Forks, MN died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the VA Hospital, Fargo, ND.

Lynn Harpster was born August 28, 1926 in Hampden, ND the son of Otilla and Frances (Twiss) Harpster.  He grew up in Hampden, ND and graduated from Grand Forks Central High School.  He entered the US Naval Academy in Chicago, IL and the US Navy Radio Training specializing in Morse Code.  He was stationed in San Francisco, CA. He married Eva Gangelhoff in Grand Forks on September 7, 1947. He moved to Grand Forks where he worked at Harold Dunn Tires and eventually was a commercial contractor where he owned and operated Harpster Construction, retiring in 1988.

He is survived by children, Linda (Charles Hillegas) Harpster of Freehold, NJ, Sandy (Dan) Samson and Barbara Harpster of Grand Forks, Bev Bosman of Moorhead, MN and David Harpster of Jamestown, ND and special pet cat Boots, 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and 1 brother Warren Harpster of Columbus, Ohio.  He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Eva and sister Olive Paulson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Grand Forks Humane Society and Altru Hospice

Funeral Service:  10:30 AM, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, ND.

Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 Prayer Service on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Dahl Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, MN, and also one hour prior Funeral Service on Wednesday at the church.

Interment:  Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND.

Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com

Arrangements By:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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