Obituary Detail

Harold Hafer

Harold C. Hafer, age 84 years, passed away peacefully at the Marjorie P. Lee Retirement Community on Tuesday afternoon November 30, 2010. Mr. Hafer, a resident of Highland Towers in Mt. Adams, was a native of Winton Place and former resident of Finneytown. After serving his country in the US Navy, he worked for many years as an Executive at Federated Department Stores. Harold was a member of Northminster Presbyterian Church; a former member of Matthew United Church of Christ and was recently recognized for his many years of selfless service as the Treasurer of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. Beloved husband of Elaine (nee Giesman) Hafer. Dear father of the late Julie Ann Hafer. Brother of the late Alice Koch. Brother in law of Janet Withworth. Devoted uncle of Richard (Pam) Koch, Fred (Denise) Koch, Mary (Dale) Wiethe and Dan (Julie) Steers. Friends may call at Miller-Busse & Borgmann Funeral Home, 3464 Central Parkway at Clifton Hills, Clifton, Monday December 6 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Funeral service Tuesday December 7 at 11:00 AM. Rev. Larry Bechtol and Rev. Jeffrey Hosmer will officiate. Burial will immediately follow at Vine Street Hill Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be directed to The Julie Hafer Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Heidelberg University, 310 E. Market St., Tiffin, OH 44883; The College of Mt. St. Joseph, MSOL Fund, 5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233 or Women Writing for a Change, 6906 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236. Sympathy may be expressed to the family by signing the online guest book at

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Visitation at Miller-Busse & Borgmann Funeral Home Monday 5-8 PM. Funeral service Tuesday at 11 AM