Loral E. Hare, age 80 of Prairie du Chien, passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born May 4, 1941, in Prairie du Chien, the son of Claude and Lillian (Stagman) Hare. Loral was raised in the Prairie du Chien area and graduated from Prairie du Chien High School. He married Josephine Jelinek on October 6, 1962, and they had four sons Loral (Tammy), Lee, Joseph (Lori), and Norman (Mary). Loral worked at the National Decorated Metals, Whitewater Fertilizer Plant, and farmed in Seneca, WI. He also worked at the Hiram Walker Cooperage on the woods crew, and at Warner Brake and Clutch in Roscoe, IL before moving back to Prairie du Chien where he bought a farm from Joseph and Elizabeth Jelinek in 1976. There, he farmed until retirement in 2002. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Josephine; their four sons Loral, Lee, Joseph, and Norman; 4 grandchildren Matthew, Caitlin, Brian, and Kerri.; sisters-in-law Elizabeth Munson and Pat (Mark) Lesler; nieces Wendy (John) Maruna, Barb Munson, Michelle (John) Munson; nephew Scott Michel, cousins, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents Claude and Lillian; half-brothers Earl and Lyle; and half-sisters Ruth Berg and Myrl Trautsch.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Calvary Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Crossing Rivers Hospice.
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