Memorial visitation and Celebration of Life will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2019 at Minnehaha Funeral Home Chapel in Dell Rapids. Inurnment will be at a later date in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Harry Persinger was born on August 16, 1939 to parents Howard and Madge (Fisher) Persinger in Washington DC. He graduated from Elizabeth City High School, N.C. Soon after graduation Harry joined the US Army where he retired honorably in 1989 after a nearly 30 year commitment to the military.
Harry continued to serve his fellow man by working as a counselor for those who had contracted HIV and AIDS. Harry was always there to lend a helping hand to those in need including working with children through the Easter Seal Foundation, serving in various churches in many different positions, opening his home to and working with veterans with PTSD, and was part of the color guard for many Wacipi’s across the US and in Australia. Harry was loved by many!
His survivors include his wife, Stephanie (Lynch) Persinger; daughters, Tonia (Persinger) Marsh, Pamela (Persinger) Hartzog, and Angela (Persinger) Bozicevich; grandchildren, Tyler Marsh, Travis Marsh, Tabreena Eubanks, Kristina Worley, Andrew Bozicevich, Logan Bozicevich, Noah Bozicevich and Keagan Bozicevich. Harry will be missed by all nine of his great-grandchildren and various nieces and nephews, as well as, travelers he met and loved along the way.
Harry was known to have a gift to make others feel loved and he used his gift every day he was on this earth.