Harm Steven Loverink, age 83 of Rose Creek, MN passed away Sunday November 23, 2014, at his home. Harm was born January 20, 1931 by Lake Geneva near Hollandale, Minnesota. On June 8, 1951 he was united in marriage to Lola Culbert of Elkton, Minnesota. The couple enjoyed 63 years together. Harm was a loving husband, father and ‘Papa’ to many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren. As a farmer, he enjoyed his horses, fishing, hunting, and attending auctions. Harm was well-known as a good neighbor who would always lend a helping hand and offer hospitality. As a God-fearing man of faith, he loved the Lord and was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Austin, Minnesota. After 30 years at Hormel, he enjoyed retirement. Harm loved spending time with 25 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren, and 8 step great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Lola Loverink of Rose Creek; his children Steven (Marie) Loverink of Medford, MN, Lynette (Wayde) Groh of Austin, Douglas (Donna) Loverink of Maple Island, MN, Suzette Loverink of Lyle, MN, Renae (Duane) Henaman of Lyle, MN, Juanita (Mark) Montefiori of Carmel, IN, Victoria (Eric) Ford of Preston, MN, Rustin Loverink (Melissa Lawson) of LeRoy, MN, Rick (Lori) Scholten of Steen, MN and special ‘foster’ son Daryl Thompson (Susan) of Austin, MN; his brother Garret Loverink of Stewartville, MN, sister Gertie Richards of Olathe, KS, and step-brother Jerry (Carol) Loverink of St. Paul, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Rena Loverink, his brothers John, Jack, Everett, and Herbert, and his sisters Mary, Rena, Jennie, Dorothy, Stella, and Nellie.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Grace Baptist Church in Austin. Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 28 at Worlein Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.