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Harold "Dutch" German

May 21, 1932 - January 19, 2011

Funeral Service:

1:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Boulger Funeral Home


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Harold "Dutch" German

May 21, 1932 - January 19, 2011


Harold “Dutch” German was born to Burt and Dorothy (Law) German on May 21, 1932 in Sisseton, SD.  He joined the Army in 1950 and served three years, spending 18 months in Korea.  Upon his return he worked for a short time for a local farmer in SD.  He moved to Fargo, ND and started working for Great Northern Railroad.  He was with the railroad as a mechanic for 36 years, retiring in 1992. 

Gene was a life-time member of the Am Vets and VFW.  He enjoyed restoring old vehicles.

He is survived by his children:  Leslie German, Aberdeen, WA, Judy Halvorson (Bryan) Aberdeen, WA, Pam Dallas (Gary) , O’Dell, OR; four grandchildren, Jason Halvorson, Rachel Halvorson, Devin Dallas, Brooke Dallas; one brother:  Allen German, Sisseton, SD; five sisters:  Bernice  Marquette, Cokato, SD,  LaVonne Skoglund, New Effington, SD, Jeannette  Snaza, Milbank, SD, Deanne  Jensen, Yankton, SD, and Charlotte Fryer, Milbank,  SD.

Preceded by parents; brother, Herbert, and brother Allen; and son:  Larry German.


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  1. George Rohrich says:

    Fargo . N.D
    .I miss Dutch we went through a lot together and also had some fun.

  2. Lori Wojahn says:

    Fort dodge IowaSorry for your loss! He was my favorite uncle and will be missed greatly!

  3. Charolette Fryer says:

    Milbank SDLosing a brother is such a sad event. I will remember him always. My brother was such a wonderful person and a great brother. I’m sure that he would want all of us to celebrate the good life that he had. We can all be thankful that we had him in our lives and continue to remember him as the great guy that he was. I will remember you always in my thoughts and prayers.

    Forever In My Heart,

    Sister Char

  4. Ronald & Pamela Fryer says:

    Big Stone City SDOur thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. Gene was not just a close relative, he was a warm friend. He was loved by many, always cheerful, and we cherish the many pleasant hours spent together. May your memories be a source of comfort as well.

    God Bless,

    Ron, Pam, Kendra, and Erin

  5. Darla Folk says:

    Big stone sdSorry for your loss ! he will be missed dearly! He was a very special uncle!

  6. Sandy says:

    Mapleton ND
    I would like to extend my sympathies to your family. Dutch was a treasure to take care of. I will surely miss him. His quick wit and charming smile made us all laugh. He was a charmer and a gentleman.

  7. Bud German says:

    Jacksonville, FL Sorry to hear about Harold passing away. Living so far away, I did not get the chance to spend time with my cousins llike I would have liked too.
    Do remember the times growing up tho.
    Bud German

  8. Ken Fryer says:

    Big Stone City SDSorry for your loss. He will be missed.

  9. Carol (german)&John Grimsrud says:

    Andover S.D.Our prayers are with all of you

  10. Shirley Johnson says:


  11. Pam Kramer says:

    When someone you love becomes a
    memory. The memory becomes a treasure. ~ Author Unknown

    My deepest sympathy to you all.

  12. Dennis Stulz says:

    Dilworth MN
    I worked with Dutch for many years in the car shop. He was a great guy to work with. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your loss. God’s blessings. Dennis and Sandy Stulz

  13. Dawn says:

    Sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers our with you .

  14. Bryan Halvorson says:

    Dutch you will be missed, Forever In Our Hearts

  15. Ramona Driscoll says:

    Grand Forks ND
    Sorry for your loss. We will miss him greatly! With all our love
    The Driscolls

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