THURMONT, Md. - Mr. Harry E. Bengtson, 64, of Thurmont, Maryland, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Golden Living Center.
Born May 29, 1947 in Ishpeming, Michigan, he was the son of the late Bertil O. and Imbie Johnson Bengtson.
Mr. Bengtson was employed for 21 years at Genstar, over five years at Frederick Brick Works and over four years at Bank Brothers Manufacturing.
Harry E. Bengtson
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #1067 and the Redman Chippewa Tribe 19.
Harry loved playing his guitar and listening to Johnny Cash music.
He is survived by his daughter Sue Strawsburg and husband Tim of Thurmont, MD., two grandchildren Timothy Levi and Kristina A. Strawsburg all of Thurmont and a sister Joyce Haapala of Ishpeming, MI, and a niece Marilyn Phare of Marquette. He was preceded in death by a son Harry Bengtson Jr.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 11 at the Republic Cemetery. Rev. Michael Carriere will officiate. Afterwards, a buffet will be served to friends and family at the Country Grill on Hwy. 41 in Ishpeming, MI.