Harold Lee “Todd” Todd
Date of Birth
December 16, 1932
Ashland, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
November 5, 2015
Lincoln, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 ~ 3:00 p.m.
Cedar Hill United Methodist Church ~ Greenwood, Nebraska
Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery ~ Greenwood, Nebraska
Military Honors by American Legion #129

Visitation Directions

Monday, November 9, 2015 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Cedar Hill United Methodist Church Lift or
VFW Post #9776

Harold Lee “Todd” Todd, 82, of rural Ashland, NE, died on November 5, 2015 at the Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln, NE. Harold was born on December 16, 1932 in rural Ashland on the family farm to Raymond and Ardis (Hodgin) Todd. He grew up west of Ashland, where he attended a country grade school and later graduated from Ashland Public School in 1950. While growing, Harold helped his father on the farm and the Mead Ordinance Plant until 1953 when he enlisted in the United States Army until he was honorably discharged on February 17, 1955. After his discharge, Harold attended the Milford Trade School to become a mechanic. He later worked for Cornhusker International and Burlington Truck Lines. He also owned his own business; Windy Hill Repair.

While in the early part of his career, Harold married Darlene Johnson on December 15, 1956 in Alvo, NE. Following their marriage the couple moved to Lincoln and eventually settled in rural Ashland. Throughout their marriage they enjoyed traveling, having been to all 50 states. Harold also enjoyed blacksmithing, hunting, fishing, gardening, and raising Limousin cattle.

He was a member of the Cedar Hill United Methodist Church for over 65 years and helped serve for the church’s Cemetery Association. He also belonged to the VFW Post 9776, American Legion Post 129, Camp Creek Threshers, Prairie Blacksmith Association, and District 3 School Board.

He was survived by his wife, Darlene Todd; son, Randy and Terri Todd of Eagle, NE; brother, Glenn and Donna Todd of Ashland; sister Jeanie Thiel of Murdock, NE; grandchildren, Ryan Karloff of Los Angeles, CA, Russell Karloff of Austin, TX, Lance and Stephanie Todd of Lincoln, and Arik Todd of Crete, NE; and great-grandchildren, Camden Todd, and Riley Todd.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Karen Karloff; sister, Delma Bockelman; brothers-in-law, Albert Thiel, and Bernard Bockelman; and nephew, Wayne Bockelman

Condolences for Harold Lee “Todd” Todd
  1. Anonymous
    • November 6, 2015 - 4 years ago

    Harold will be missed by many friends as well as family. He was always there to help at the VFW when needed.

  2. Larry and Eleanor Fenton
    • November 7, 2015 - 4 years ago

    Our deepest sympathy Darlene and family, Larry and Eleanor Fenton

  3. Wade & Kim Vernon
    • November 9, 2015 - 4 years ago

    Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Joe & Cathy Dorenbach
    • November 10, 2015 - 4 years ago

    Very sorry to learn of Harold’s passing. What a genuinely nice fellow he was. I know that my dad really enjoyed working with him for many years and valued his friendship. Our condolences to Darlene, Randy & the rest of the Todd family.
    Joe & Cathy Dorenbach

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