In loving memory of

Harry Junior Michaelsen
March 4, 1952 - September 1, 2020

Harry "Dirty Harry" Michaelsen, 68, of Pacific Junction, IA passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, IA. Graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the Martin Chapel Cemetery north of Pacific Junction. Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood is caring for Harry and his family.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family.

Harry Junior Michaelsen son of Harry and Dorothy Majerus Michaelsen was born on March 4, 1952 in Iowa City, IA. He grew up in the Walnut, IA area.
Harry married Lola Janssen on March 17, 1973 at Pacific Junction, IA. The couple was blessed with two sons, Jody and Adam.
Harry was an avid fisherman, and really loved to catch catfish. He enjoyed hunting, looking for mushrooms in the timber, boating with friends and family. He was even known to have a green thumb and enjoyed gardening. He loved to play jokes and had an ornery side to him.
Harry worked at Griffin Pipe in Council Bluffs as a forklift operator for over 35 years.
Harry is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Eldon Michaelsen; and sisters, Dorothy Jacobsen and Ruth Williams.
Harry is survived by his wife of 47 years, Lola Michaelsen of Pacific Junction; sons, Jody Michaelsen and his wife Malissa of Red Oak and Adam Michaelsen of Pacific Junction; 10 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter; other relatives and a host of many friends.


penny young wrote on Sep 12, 2020:

"Lola and family--so sorry to hear of Harry\'s passing.We sure enjoyed visiting with you both at Lake Binder when we stopped by. God bless all and know we are thinking of you. Penny and Larry "

Deb clayton wrote on Sep 8, 2020:

"Uncle harry..u were but more like a brother I never had...the thinning of my hair was from u dragging me around the yard..but in the end. I loved you and will miss you dearly..but fly with the Angel\'s now and be free from pain..?"

Amy Granados wrote on Sep 4, 2020:

"Love you Uncle Harry you?re in my heart forever! We will always remember fishing with you on the river. Amy, Cesar & Family "

Eldon Prax wrote on Sep 4, 2020:

"Always enjoyed visiting with Harry. Prayers for the family."

Kelli Clayton wrote on Sep 3, 2020:

"Love Ya Uncle Peanuts, you will be missed."