Obituary: Harald Erik Pfeil


Harald Erik Pfeil 

August 27, 1926 – September 2, 2023 


Harald Erik Pfeil was born in Denmark on August 27, 1926 to Carl and Christine Pfeil. Harald passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at the age of 97. 

Harald met his wife Kirsten Krarup before he immigrated to USA in 1950. Upon returning to Denmark for a visit, Harald married Kirsten on January 18, 1958. They both moved to the United States where they lived in Montana for four years before moving to Lynden, in 1963. In 1991, Harald and Kirsten moved to Birch Bay Village. 

Survivors include Harald’s son Jesper, of Blaine and daughter Tina Kenefick, husband James, and their children Connor, Aidan and Rowan of Pacific Palisades, California. 

Harald is preceded in death by his wife, Kirsten; daughter-in-law, Jackie (Jesper); parents Carl and Christine; and brothers Carl and Neils. No funeral or memorial service is immediately planned. The family will notify loved ones in the future when a service is scheduled. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to PeaceHealth Whatcom Hospice.