OAK GROVE TOWNSHIP

Roy I. Hargrave

Nov. 2, 1926 - April 29, 2011
 

Roy Isaac Hargrave, 84, died Friday, April 29, 2011 at his home in Oak Grove Township.

Roy was born Nov. 2, 1926, the youngest son of Arthur and Katherine (Hoppe) Hargrave. He was a descendant of the Smart family, Waukesha’s first pioneer family. On Oct. 18, 1958, he was united in marriage with Dorothy Pagel in Waukesha. Roy farmed at his family farm in Waukesha until moving to Pleasant Grove Farm in Juneau in 1973. Roy was a gentle soul who never complained or said an unkind word.

He will be missed by his wife, Dorothy Hargrave of Oak Grove Township; daughter, Lynn (Ray) Aumann of Hartford; grandsons, Joseph, Andrew and Jacob Aumann, all of Hartford; sister, Gladys Smith of Brookfield; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arthur Hargrave; and sisters, Hazel Klug, Lucile Greenwaldt and Jane Tolbert.

In honor of Roy’s favorite quote, "Farmers feed the world!" memorials may be made in his name to your local food pantry or to the Horicon EMS.

A memorial gathering will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service Friday, May 6, at Murray Funeral Home in Horicon, with the Rev. Paul Hudson officiating. Inurnment will take place at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha at a later date.

Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is caring for the family. To leave condolences, or for directions or for other information, please visit online at www.MurrayFH.com.