of North Little Rock, AR
June 17, 1954 - September 3, 2021
In loving memory of Harold Walter Gontarek.John 3:16: For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.Harold W. Gontarek, 67, of North Little Rock, went to be with the Lord on September 3, 2021. He was born in Morton Grove, Illinois, on June 17, 1954, to the late Walter M. Gontrek and Gloria W. Clansen.He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Josephine Marie Gontarek.He is survived by his sons, Donald (Jennifer) Gontarek of Elgin, Illinois, Alex (Denise) Gontarek of Royal, Arkansas, Timothy (Brandy) Gontarek of East Prairie, Missouri, and Gilbert Gontarek of Mt. Pine, Arkansas; daughter, Dawn (Brad) Jackson of Mt. Pine; grandchildren, Bryce, Ryan, Noah, Kristen, Stephanie, Tyler, Kenny, Alyssa, Patty, Nathan, Sequoia, and Alexander, Jr.; brothers, Claude, Leonard, Ernest, and Dennis Gontarek; and several nieces and nephews.Harold was a patriot and served in the U.S. Army from 1973 to 1982 as a Motor Pool Sergeant. He continued his career as a master diesel mechanic.Graveside services will be Wednesday, September 15, at 1:00 p.m. at the Arkansas State Veteran's Cemetery in North Little Rock.
Although we never got to meet in person, I feel like I know Harold through Alex and Denise. He was a sweet, kind, extremely intelligent human being with lots of gifts. Harold, enjoy your new body and your new heavenly home!!!!!
Dad, I hope you know how much I love you! I'll always be your baby girl. Tell mom hi for me and that I miss her and love her too! I wish we had more time. God wanted you home and I have to accept that, it's not easy! I hope you look in on me from time to time, let me know somehow that you're ok! I love you pop, Dink a doo monster!❤️
I will miss him I’m really good friends with his daughter Dawn who is like a sister to me. He was a amazing man and sweet person I will miss you Harold you got your wings fly high you are now in great hands and with your wife. I was so sad that he passed but I know he is in a better place!
I am deeply saddened over the loss of my oldest brother Harold. I thank the good lord that I was able to spend a whole month with him recently caring for him at his home in North Little Rock Arkansas. I will always cherish all the special times we shared and will surely miss him. I love you brother Harold ❤ Rest in Paradise ❤
So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing
Rest in peace in the Arms of our Lord