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Harry Birdsell
December 29, 2017

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Harry Birdsell age 82 of Hampton, died on Friday, December 22, 2017 at his home. Funeral services were held 11:00 AM Friday, December 29th at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton. Visitation was held 4-7 PM Thursday, December 28th at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton. The Surls Funeral Home of Iowa Falls is in charge of arrangements.

Harry O. Birdsell, Jr. was born on October 12, 1935 in Washington, Iowa, the son of Harry O. Birdsell, Sr. and Idella Usgaard. He graduated from the Hampton High School and attended the University of Iowa. On February 23, 1958 Harry was united in marriage to Jacqueline Robinson in Reinbeck, Iowa. He served in the U.S. Army from 1958-1960. Harry started working at Birdsell's Super Valu in 1954, retiring in 1999. He was a member of the Hampton Country Club, Trinity Lutheran Church and was on the Hampton-Dumont School Board for 28 years.

Harry is survived by his wife, Jackie; his children, Greg Birdsell and his wife, Renee of Goodyear, Ariz., Patrick Birdsell of Hampton, Mike Birdsell of Hampton, Anne Birdsell of Ankeny, and Chris Birdsell of San Francisco, Calif..; five grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and his brothers Jeff and David Birdsell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joel Birdsell; and sisters, Lavonna Price and Beverly Allison.

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