Harold E. Timperley, the son of Edward Eugene and Selina Celia (Schaumburg) Timperley, was born on October 22, 1924 in Blair, Nebraska. Harold entered eternal rest on July 1, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society, Villisca, IA., at the age of 90 years, 8 months, and 9 days.
Harold graduated from Omaha Technical High School in 1942. Harold served his country in the Army Air Corp. during WWII. He was assigned to the 509th Composite Group. Following his time in the military, he attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Harold married Billie Jean Fletcher on August 12, 1950, in Pipestone, MN. Two daughters: Cheryl and Kay Ellen blessed this union. He worked for a time for Travelers Insurance. Harold also worked as an electrician for the Army Core of Engineers. He spent 30 plus years working for the Department of Interior serving as a meter reader, plant manager, and an inspector. This work took him all over the country. Harold served as a missionary and teacher in Kenya where he helped build hospitals.
Harold belonged to several Masonic lodges and was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion. Harold was a Scout Master for the Boy Scouts and was involved in the Salvation Army. He enjoyed playing cards, watching all sports on TV, listening to classical music, and reading books.
Left to cherish Harold’s memory are his daughters: Cheryl (Dr. Wayne) Brabender, Amhurst, OH, Kay Ellen Gabriadze, Lawson, MO. four grandchildren and one great grandchild; brother: Joe (Cecelia) Timperley, Omaha, NE.; sister: Madelene Nelson, Corning, IA.; sister-in-law: Joyce Timperley, Omaha, NE.: and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding Harold in death were his parents; wife Billie Jean in 1969; brothers: Lee Timperley and Paul Timperley; sister: Kathleen Nitsch; and brother-in-law: Ronald Nelson.