Robert Harder


June 28, 1962 - January 19, 2021


Robert Harder Sr., 58, of Huron, SD, died Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Avera Queen of Peace in Mitchell. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Robert Wayne Harder Sr. was born on June 28, 1962 to Elwood and Pauline (Steele) Harder in Salina, KS. He received his GED from Kansas State High School. Robert enlisted in the Army National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1981.

Robert became a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in 1984.

Robert had a great passion for dirt track racing. He enjoyed working on his car and racing for many years. Above all, Robert loved spending time with his family.  

He is survived by his sons, Robert W Harder Jr of Kansas and Nathan G Harder of South Dakota; sisters, Shirley Rodriquez of Kansas and Theresa Crum of South Dakota; along with beloved nieces and nephews.


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Posted by Ron on February 8, 2021
Bob - at the end of every great adventure - lies a world that was changed because you were in it. The world is less than it was - now that you've left. But the life beyond - and the adventures that await - will surely be extraordinary with your presence. Peace to you and your family, Bob.
Posted by Jim Dulaney on January 28, 2021
Sorry for your loss RIP
Posted by CJ Johnson on January 22, 2021
RIP old friend, gonna miss your famous smile and giving me a hard time. You won’t be forgotten sir. Thanks for always being one of the most genuine people I’ve met.
Posted by Robert Harder Jr on January 22, 2021
RiP and miss you so much!!
Posted by Caryn G. on January 21, 2021
Robert was a kind, funny & very brave man. I wish his time on earth could have been much longer. I will cherish the memories I have of him forever. Until we meet again, RIP Bob...
Posted by Lynnette Schilling on January 20, 2021
RIP my friend..... I will always remember our Racing Days at Roll n Wheel....
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