Harald joined the army in 1959 and served a distinguished career as a translator stationed in Germany. After leaving the army, Harald worked for Fisher Body and General Motors Co. He met and married his incredibly devoted wife Mary in 1971. They purchased a 100 acre plot in Woodland, Michigan.
Harald is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary. His brothers Juergen and Norbert. His step-sister Trautel. His 4 children; Lisa, Tony, Linda, & Mary. His 10 grandchildren; Elizabeth, Alexander, Jeremiah, Gabriel, Joshua, Luke, Juliette, Simon, Noah, & Abraham.