Harry Fiest, 76, Mouse River Park, passed away the morning of Monday, May 29, 2013, in his home, after a two-year battle with cancer.
Harry was born July 3, 1936, in Braddock, to Vincent and Margaret (Lenhardt) Feist. Harry enlisted in the Army on Nov. 29, 1955. He proudly served his country for 22 years, and was honorably discharged Nov. 19, 1977.
Harry married Pamela J. (Kling) Starr on Dec. 19, 1985, in Minot. They made their home in Burlington for 16 years. He worked for Consolidated Freight as a truck driver for over 10 years. Then in 1995, they moved to Mouse River Park, where he operated the Country Mouse Bar for a time. During this time, they wintered in Donna, Texas.
Harry was a loving husband and father, and we will always carry his memory in our hearts.
Harry is survived by: his wife, Pamela, Mouse River Park; his sons and daughters-in-law, Leslie and Yun Rye Feist, Seoul, Korea, and Bob and Shelly Fiest, Bismarck; his daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Kenny Meier, Steele, and Lisa and Mark Siegel, Mandan; his stepsons, Brian (Elaine) Berkowitz, Avon, Ind., and Michael (Jolene) Starr, Barnesville, Minn.; grandchildren, Joseph (In Young) Feist, Casey Fiest, Amanda Fiest, Jessica Fiest, Jacqueline Meier, Dillon Meier, and Samantha Siegel; stepgrandchildren, Austin and Sophia Starr; great-grandchildren, Scarlett, Jackson and Jayce; brothers, Michael, Vincent and Joseph (Joanne); and sisters, Rose Roll, Anne White, Julia (Richard) Weinberger, and Margaret (Jerry) Neuhalfen; numerous nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Buffy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law, Bernie White and Alex Rolle; niece, Laurie Neuhalfen; and nephew, Todd Fiest.
In accordance with Harry's wishes, there will be no formal funeral service.
Interment with full military honors: Will take place Tuesday, June 4, at 3 p.m. at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan.
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