Henry "Hank" Harsha
Henry “Hank” Harsha, age 66, of Glendive, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his home in Glendive.
Memorial services for Hank and his wife Chris will be held at a later date in Green River, Wyo. Interment will be in the Riverview Cemetery in Green River. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the local arrangements.
Hank was born on July 7, 1951 in Rock Springs, Wyo. to Alfred and Betty (Duncan) Harsha. He was raised and educated in Rock Springs, graduating with the class of 1970. Following high school, Hank continued his education, studying Law at Western Wyoming College in Rock Springs. During this time, Hank married his high school sweetheart, Mary “Chris” Gaensslen. They were united in marriage on February 17, 1973 in Green River and to this union three children were born. Hank worked at a Trona Mine in Green River as a dozer and crusher operator. He continued working for the mine until his retirement in 2011. Hank and Chris lived in Green River for most of their lives, until in 2016 they moved to Glendive to be closer to their son.
Hank enjoyed locksmithing, archery and playing guitar. He loved to spend time with his family, especially on camping and fishing trips. Most of all, Hank just wanted to sit back and enjoy life with Chris.
Hank was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Chris in 2017; his daughter, Heidi Lynn Harsha-Beck; his sister, Shirley Hutchins; his brother, Alfred Harsha; and his half-brother, Jimmy Corazza.
Hank is survived by two sons, Joey (Misty) Harsha of Glendive and Patrick Harsha of Pinedale, Wyo.; his adopted daughter, Stephanie (William) Watson of Billings; three grandchildren, Aspen Michelle Beck, Karter Douglas Jordan and Kyle Gene Jordan; his son-in-law, Brian Beck of Nebraska; two sisters, Barb Radman of Rock Springs and Sheila (Luke) Corazza of Cheyenne, Wyo.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at: www.silhafuneralhomes.com.