April 6, 1939 – Wednesday, March 23, 2011
St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo
Friday, April 1, 2011
Harold Leroy Topp Jr., age 71 of Clermont, Florida and of Buffalo, Minnesota passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at South Lake Hospital in Clermont, Florida to a short and swift fight with lung cancer.
He was born on April 6, 1939 in Eden Valley, Minnesota the son of Harold & Mary Garvey Topp.
Harold attended Paynesville High School in Paynesville, Minnesota.
He honorably served his Country in The United States Army Reserves.
On October 14, 1961 Harold Topp Jr. and Carol Wegner were joined in holy marriage at St. Margarets Catholic Church in Lake Henry, Minnesota God blessed their marriage with five sons.
Harold was employed in Construction as a Superintendent for Johnson Bros Corp. for forty-five years.
He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo, Minnesota and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Clermont, Florida.
Survived by his loving wife of 49 years: Carol Topp; sons: Mark & Joan of Dover, Fl., Doug & Kathy of Buffalo, MN., Roger of Buffalo, MN., Thomas & Denise of Lithia, Fl., and Jason of Fort Collins, CO.; Thirteen Grandchildren and Six Great GrandChildren; Sisters & Brothers: RoseMary ( Gordon) Jacobson, Victor (JoAnn) Topp, Theresa “Tess” Thielen, David (Renee)Topp, Colleen (Gary) Sogge; Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law: Richard & Cleone McCoy, Cecile Wegner, Ruth Ann Wegner.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Harold L. Topp Jr. will be held on Friday April 1st at 2:00 pm at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo, Minnesota. Father David Hennen will officiate and interment will follow at Marysville Catholic Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 31st from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, Minnesota.
The Family requests in lieu of flowers a donation be made to the American Cancer Society.