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Harold I. Lavik

Harold I. Lavik

November 7, 2017

Harold Ingvald Lavik, age 90, of Eau Claire, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire.  

Harold was born on January 19, 1927 to Reverend Ingvald A. and Clara (Gronhovd) Lavik, in Colorado Springs, CO. The family moved to Daleyville, Wisconsin in 1930. He graduated from Mount Horeb High School and enlisted in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. He married Marilyn A. Iverson on June 4, 1949 in Daleyville, Wisconsin. They made their home in Madison where they had their daughter, Barbara, and owned H & M Hermetic Rebuilders for several years. He later worked for ERA Refrigeration. Harold and Marilyn moved to Hazelhurst, Wisconsin in 1974 and he moved to Eau Claire in 2003. He was a member of Steamfitters Local 601 and Spirit Lutheran Church in Eau Claire.


He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Hardy; grandson, Daniel (Jason) Bennett-Hardy; brothers, Melvin and Robert (Donna) Lavik; and nieces and nephews.


He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marilyn in 1988; son-in-law, Patrick A. Hardy; sister, Agnes (Donald) Iverson; and sister-in-law, Norma (Melvin) Lavik.


A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 13, 2017, at Spirit Lutheran Church in Eau Claire, with Pastor Jim Ahlquist and Rev. Roger Benrud officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. A burial will be held at a later date at Perry Lutheran Cemetery in Daleyville, WI.


Memorials may be directed to Spirit Lutheran Church, 1310 Main Street Eau Claire, WI or to the Salvation Army.


Chippewa Valley Cremation Services Altoona, is serving the family.



One hour prior at church.


11 a.m. on Monday, November 13, 2017, at Spirit Lutheran Church

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Brent Douglas Floral 715-831-0997 Flowers are to be delivered to Spirit Lutheran Church Eau Claire by 9 a.m.


  • Esther Hjemboe Dear Barb,
    May you feel God's love and Strength as you deal with your loss.

    November 11 at 7:35am

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