Harvey G. Biegert, 80

Harvey George Biegert, age 80, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.

He was born Nov. 18, 1936, in Greenfield, the son of Richard Herman and Helene (Bauer) Biegert.

Harvey was a 1954 graduate of Buffalo High School.

He joined the US Army Reserve and returned home to continue dairy farming on his family farm in Greenfield.

Harvey was baptized and confirmed at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield, where he was a lifelong member.

Harvey Biegert and Nancy Beamish were united in marriage Dec. 15, 1962, at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield.

Harvey enjoyed farming, attending sporting events, his morning coffee, and spending time with his family and many friends, especially time spent with his granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Helene Biegert; brother Richard Biegert; and brother-in-law Neil Palmer.

Harvey is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy; daughter, Stacey (Paul) Fix; son, Dan (Tami) Biegert; granddaughters Danielle and Lily Biegert; sister Beverly Palmer; sister-in-law Mary Biegert; and many other family and friends.

Funeral services took place Friday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. at Salem Ev. Lutheran Church in Greenfield with the Rev. Paul Schuler officiating. Burial with military rites followed in the church cemetery.

There was visitation Thursday, Jan. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Salem Ev. Lutheran Church in Greenfield; and Friday at the church, one hour prior to the services.

The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home in St. Michael served the family; www.thepetersonchapel.com.

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