Harold Juvinall

Mar 6, 1923 – Jun 29, 2017

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Harold Francis "Hal" Juvinall born March 6 1923, in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, the son of   David Henry Juvinall and Hattie May Kester.

He passed away on June 29, 2017 in Des Moines, Washington.          

 Hal was a member of "the Geatest Generation", having lived through  "The Great Depression", and

fought against "The Axis of Evil" during World War ll. 

Hal's  schooling was cut short after a year in High School, having to help his father deliver bricks

in a semi-truck and trailer all around the midwest for Western Brick Co.

 Hal enlisted in the Army Feb 3 1943 as a Warrant Officer,  served in Scotland, France, and Germany and was discharged in 1945.

On July 12, 1947 he married  Edna Mae Clarkston, who had served in the  Women's Army Corps during the war.

After his marriage, Hal, along with his uncle, constructed a house on Sheridan Street in Danville, Illinois

that he and his family would live in for 14 years. They then moved to Monterey Ct in Danville in 1963 until they moved to Federal Way, Wa in 1984 after the birth of their Granddaughter.

Most of Hal's employment during his life was as an auto mechanic. He worked for Illinois Power Co. for forty years, ultimately as foreman of crews that maintained utility trucks. 

 Hal was a devoted, loving husband, father and grandfather. After retirement, Hal and Mae moved to Washington State to be near his son Timothy and his family, and to be closer to his son Thomas and his family. 

After Edna Mae passed, on March 11, 2006, Hal lived in Hawaii for a year, with his son Thomas and family.

 Hal is survived by 2 sons and their families. Timothy Dean of Des Moines, Washington, his wife Diane and daughter Lisa and her husband Chris Ellsworth; and

Thomas Dwayne of Mililani, Hawaii, his wife Lynn and their son Justin.

He is also survived by brothers, Phillip and Ron. He was predeceased by  his parents, six sisters and 2 brothers.

 Harold Francis Juvinall will be laid to rest on Monday, July 10, 2017.

A viewing will be 10-11 AM on Monday July 10th, 2017 at Bonney-Watson Funeral Home, Federal Way, Washington, followed by a graveside service at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, Washington: "where heroes rest".

He will remain forever above his wife, Edna Mae, to whom he was devoted; and we will cherish his memory in our hearts. 


Charlotte Fellers
Auburn, WA
Jul 9, 2017

Sorry to hear of Harold's passing. I only met him a few times, but he was such a kind and warm person. I know you will miss his presence and his influence in your lives.

Marion Harmon Pareti
Jul 5, 2017

Hi Tim and Diane,

So sorry to hear about your Dad. I am thinking about you and want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Joanne & Bob Loeliger
Kent, WA
Jul 4, 2017

We are glad to have met Hal. We're grateful for his service to our country and his fine example of loving devotion to his wife and family. May he rest in peace.

Jean Spohn
Burien, Wa
Jul 4, 2017

Peace to Hal from whom I have fond memories of his warm smile, happy jokes and love for his family. Peace to all.Jean hi

jim pareti
river forest, Il
Jul 4, 2017

I'm sorry to hear of Hal's passing. I remember his smiling greeting whenever we saw each other. I hope he will be laid to rest near Edna, where he brought her flowers weekly.


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