Monday, March 21, 2011

SK: Harlan Sieth, NQ9F, 87

Harlan was born on January 30, 1924 and passed away on Friday, February 25, 2011.

Harlan P. Sieth, age 87, died Friday, February 25, 2011 at Care Partners in Little Chute following a brief illness. Harlan was born January 30, 1924, in Appleton to the late Edgar and Mabel (Junge) Sieth. He was a graduate of Appleton High School’s class of 1942. Harlan Proudly served his country during WWII in the Army. He received his Bachelors from the University of Wisconsin Madison where he served as First Lieutenant in the ROTC. He then went on to receive two Masters Degrees at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

After graduating college, Harlan worked as an electrical engineer for Northrop Grumman for 32 years, retiring in 1989. In February of 1946, he was united in marriage to Mary Jane Hoffman. In June of 1975, he was married to Mary Jane Brault. Harlan was a lifelong member of Appleton VFW Post #2778. He held an amateur radio license and enjoyed the many friends he met through the years working with his radio.

Harlan purchased and converted all of those EF Johnson UHF radios back in the late 80's & early 90's, so Mike & Key members could use the 443.500 MHz repeater.

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