Obituary: Haraldson, Neeta

Neeta Haraldson

Neeta Haraldson

Neeta Haraldson
October 15, 1924 — November 25, 2016

Neeta, age 92, passed away at RUH after a severe stroke. Neeta was born Elta Neeta Trask, the youngest of seven children to Commodore and Elta (Neet) Trask in Harris, Sask., and raised in Hanley, Sask. After high school, she worked in the post office and Royal Bank before marrying Jack (John) Haraldson on March 16, 1947 and moving to his farm southwest of Hanley. She raised five children on the farm while growing a large garden and being very involved in the community, particularly the Hanley United Church (organ player, Sunday School teacher, CGIT leader, UCW “circle” member). Neeta was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed curling, golf and accompanying soloists and choirs. In 1985, Jack and Neeta moved from the farm to a house in town, and then she moved to Luther Tower (Saskatoon) in 2013 when Jack moved to Luther Care Home. Neeta is survived by three children, Wendy (Ron) Obrigavitch of PA, Ed (Patti) Haraldson of Outlook and Charlotte Carroll of Toronto; seven grandchildren, Greg (Tracee) Obrigavitch, Erin Reimer, Jeremy (Aimee) Reimer, Sean Haraldson, Troy (Ashley) Haraldson, John Carroll, Emily Carroll; and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack; six siblings; daughter Lorna Reimer; and son Grant Haraldson. Memorial donations may be made to Hanley United Church. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Dec. 12, 2016 at Hanley Centennial Hall in Hanley, Sask. Arrangements in care of John Schachtel — Mourning Glory Funeral Services, 306-978-5200, www.mourningglory.ca.

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