Harold
Born in Torrance, Ca. on April 13, 1933, Hal passed away in Redondo Beach on Jan. 17, 2004 surrounded by his loved ones. Hal was a Korean War Naval Aviator, a South Bay contractor for over 40 years and a third generation native Californian. He is survived by his loving wife Darlene of 51 years; sons, Michael, Steven and Daniel; daughter, Janice Whisler and Linda Martinez, 10 grandchildren; his sister, Orvilla Potvin and his stepsister, Julie Arnstein;. Visitation will be held at White & Day Mortuary in Redondo Beach on Friday, January 30, 2004, 4:00PM - 8:00PM. Graveside services will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes on Saturday, January 31, 2004 at 2:00PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Cancer Society or any Hospice organization in his memory.

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  1. Lots of neighbor memories, lots of July 4th street celebrations, back yard BBQ\’s and good friends always. We\’ll miss the “chuckle” that Hal always had.

  2. I am very saddened to learn of Harold\’s passing. I first met him and his family in the mid 1980s at family reunions and smaller get togethers in the park. I remember him as a wonderful man, and a proud husband, father and grandfather. Best wishes to his family.

  3. Most of my great memories of Hal are when I was growing up across the street from Hal/Darlene. I was in and out of the Whisler house about as much as I was in and out of my own house. Hal was my toothpuller / toothfairy when I was little. You could never tell him that your tooth was a little loose because next thing you know he\’s yankin\’ it out. Hal will be missed – I\’ll cherish all the memories. Luv to the Whisler family. My thoughts are with you during this time…

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