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Harold Botteon
October 26, 1922-November 23, 2015
Monterey, CA

Harold (Bo) served his country in WWII in the 82nd Airborne Paratrooper division of the US Army. He jumped in D-day at Normandy. Later he joined military Intelligence and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars.

After retirement from the Army he went into business with his older brother opening a neighborhood pub in Baltimore, MD. He continued to return to Europe for Army reunions, sometimes taking his son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter with him.

He loved animals, people and was a kind and generous man. He is remembered by many people who met and loved him, as a person who loved life to its fullest and was always telling a joke and being cheerful to all he met.

He died peacefully with family around him, as was his wish, at Community Hospital of Monterey. He is survived by his son, Dennis, daughter-in-law, Cathy, his brother, Herman and great granddaughters, Isabella and Liliana.

Visitation Wed., 12/2 3-5pm, Thurs., 12/3 9:30am-1:30pm with services Thurs., 12/3 11am-12pm at Mission Mortuary, 450 Camino El Estero, Monterey.

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