Harvey Glenn Harder was born January 8th, 1953 in Nipawin, SK on a homestead west of Codette to Richard and Georgina Harder. Harvey grew up in the Lost River district and attended Elk Horn school along with Codette and Nipawin schools. In Highschool, is where Harvey met Joan. Harvey went on to Saskatoon after Highschool to obtain his Journeyman certification for carpentry. Harvey and Joan were later married in July 1972 at the United Church in Nipawin. Harvey worked numerous construction jobs including work on the Nipawin bridge. Later on, Harvey bought land west of Codette very close to where he grew up and later built the family house. Soon after settling in Harvey and Joan welcomed into their lives their beloved children Chloe in 1976, Juanita in 1981, and Vicky-lee in 1984.
Harvey spent his working days farming with his dad, managing a hog farm, an elk farm, and also grain farming. Harvey also operated his own sawmill on his homestead. Falling and milling the logs himself. Harvey could build anything with his two hands, he loved woodworking to the finer details and would use his own milled lumber. During his spare time, he enjoyed golfing, camping, and time with family and grandkids. He especially loved to be in the outdoors with hunting and fishing. If you couldn't find Harv it was probably because the fish were biting.
Harvey was predeceased by his parents; Richard and Georgina Harder, Joan’s Father Grant Sheridan.
Left to mourn his passing are his wife Joan (Sheridan) of 48 years, his three daughters Chloe (Kelly) Tiessen, Juanita (Kyle) Ward, Vicky-lee (Tim) Hosaluk. His eight grandchildren: Cameron, Derek and Mark Tiessen; Drayden, Ryler, and Lochlan Ward; Olivia and Kayden Hosaluk. Along with his two Sisters Linda and Helena and brother David.
On behalf of the Family:
No flowers please, any donations can be made to Torch Trail Bible Camp.