Harold W. Homan, a retired Western Michigan University staff member, died Jan. 26. He was 86.
Homan joined the WMU staff in 1970. A pipefitter in Facilities Management-maintenance services, he retired in 1990 after 20 years of service to the University.
The Portage, Mich., resident was a member of VFW Post #5855 as well as Faith Reformed Church, where he had served as an Elder, Fisherman and Young at Heart. Homan was a member of the U.S. Army during WWII, serving in the South Pacific and Philippines from 1943 to 1946.
A private burial with military honors has taken place at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001.
Visit joldersma-klein.com to make a memorial guestbook entry.