Harold Albert Ostmoe

July 29, 1940 - August 9, 2018



Harold Albert Ostmoe

Harold Ostmoe, 78, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Harold was born on July 29th, 1940, was a resident of Columbia Heights for 63 years and worked as a building superintendent for ISD 13. He was a volunteer firefighter and Captain on the Columbia Heights Fire Department for 26 years. He was instrumental in developing the CHFD Fire Cadet program. He worked after retirement at Shorty’s Towing, and ran his own machine shop. He was a devoted husband of 55 years and loved his family, friends and even strangers. Survived by his wife Pat; his sons Joel (Amee), Jamie (Jessica), Jason (Michelle); daughters Julie (Randy), Shannon (Ben); 11 grandchildren; sister Carol; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his mother; Geraldine, father; William; brother-in-law; Allen; grandchilden Kyle and Kylee.

Vigil:  Wednesday, August 15 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Washburn McReavy Seman Chapel; 1827 Coon Rapids Blvd.; Coon Rapids, MN 55433.

Mass of Christian Burial

Funeral Prayer Service Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.

After Funeral Prayer Service, lunch will be served in the Social Hall.

Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery at a later date.


O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.