April 16, 1930 — March 4, 2018
Word has been received of the death of Harold Almer, 87, of Woodland. He was born April 16, 1930, in Denhoff, N.D., to Henry and Elizabeth Almer. He died at home March 4, 2018.
He was a Korean War veteran, and a lifetime logger with Durrah and Martin Logging. He loved fishing, and woodworking in his shop.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Laurie at home; a daughter, Debbie Melton (Kelly) of Cathlamet; a stepdaughter, Carol Knight-Wallace (Mark) of Tacoma; two sons, Dwaine Almer of Skamokawa and David Almer (Mykel) of Longview; a stepson, Curt Knight (Marie) of Vernonia, Ore.; three brothers, Roger Almer (Sharon) of Longview, Allen Almer (Margaret) of Riverside, Calif., and Stan Hartung of Vancouver; a sister, Betty Koziel (Jim) of Skamokawa; 17 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a stepson, Mike Knight; two grandsons, Ryan and John Melton; and many brothers and sisters, including Red and Arnie Almer, and Sylvia Cuda.
A celebration of Harold’s life is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25 at the Woodland East Community Activity Center, 369 Gun Club Road.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Salvation Army.