Harold O. Kulju
Kulju, 80, Alhambra High School, Class of '42. WWII Paratrooper 101st.
Shell Chem., Mtz. Dairyman in Turlock. CPA. Died April 15, 2004.
Published in the Contra Costa Times on 4/25/2004.
Harold Oliver Kulju Canyon
January 20, 1924 - April 15, 2004
Harold Oliver Kulju Canyon of Livingston died
Thursday, April 15 at his son's home in Merced. He was a native of
Reedley and lived in Roseburg, OR for many years. He served in the
Army as a paratrooper. He landed in Normandy 5 hours before the beach
landing and fought in the "Battle of the Bulge".
He was active in Veterans of Foreign Wars in Oregon and was a life
member. He belonged to Military Order of Cooties, D.A. V., the Elk Lodge
and N.R.A. He is member of America Institute of Certified Public
Accountants, and both Oregon and California Society of Certified Public
Accountants. He was a retired California State Auditor. He was an
airplane pilot and enjoyed camping.
Mr. Canyon is survived by his children: Patricia Faye Lee of Genoa, ILL,
John Harold Canyon of Livingston, CA, Michael Robert Canyon of Gilroy,
CA, Daniel Wayne Canyon of Merced, CA, Janice Rose Schimidt of
Livingston, CA and Stephanie Canyon of Lynchburg, VA, and eight
He also is survived by brothers Edwin Damm of Sunnyvale, CA, Sherman
Damm of Modesto CA, and Marvin Damm of Orange Cove, CA and sisters
Shirley Damm of Concord, CA and Carole McAtee of Concord, CA.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at 10 am at Wilson
Family Funeral Chapel in Atwater. Burial at 2 pm Reedly Cemetery
Arrangements under the direction of Wilson Family Funeral Chapel, 1240
Winton Way, Atwater, CA 95301.
(The Merced Sun-Star, Merced, CA, 30 Apr 2004,
Page B2 - courtesy of Tedd Cocker)