Harold Simon Pund, 76, Mariah Hill

Harold Simon Pund, 76, of Mariah Hill, passed away Friday, September 28, 2018, at his home.

Harold was born in Ferdinand on May 18, 1942, to Leo and Cornelia (Schum) Pund.  He was united in marriage to Paulita Schue on June 10, 1967, in Mary Help Of Christians Church.

Harold was a graduate of St. Ferdinand High School and a member of the Forest Park Lettermans Club.

Harold served in the Indiana National Guard.  

He was a member of the Santa Claus American Legion Post 242, and was a member of St. Francis Of Assisi Parish-Mary Help Of Christians Church.

Harold was a truck driver for many years at L&T Trucking, a division of Winkler and Sons. He was also an insurance agent for Western Southern Insurance.

He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and yard work.

Surviving are his wife, Paulita (Schue) Pund; one son, Alex (Kelly) Pund of Troy; three daughters, Twilan (Jerry) Moore of Dale, Tracy (Patrick) Fleck of Indianapolis, and Cynthia (Matt) Knepper of Evanston; 14 grandchildren, Caleb Sterling, Breanna (Eric) Henson, Jacob Sterling, Isaac, Evan and Andrew Fleck, Elijah, Simon, Grant, Zachariah, Lillian and Olivia Knepper and Oliver and Miles Pund; two great-grandchildren, Paisley and Brantley Henson; three brothers, Kenny (Susan) Pund of Ferdinand, Robert (Janice) Pund of Santa Claus, Thomas (Linda) Pund of St. Anthony; two sisters, Rita Streicher of Ferdinand and Irma Jean (Ronald) Schulz of Ferdinand; and a sister-in-law, Mary Pund of Ferdinand.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Cornelia Pund; one brother, Bernard Pund; and a brother-in-law, Tom Streicher.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. CT at Mary Help Of Christians Church in Mariah Hill on Tuesday, October 2. Burial with military graveside rites by the Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand from 1 to 7 p.m. CT Monday and from 7 to 9:30 a.m. CT Tuesday.  

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

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