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Harvey Lee Wahn Jr., Ph.D.

July 26, 1947 ~ July 27, 2019 (age 72)

Harvey Lee Wahn Jr., Ph.D., 72, of Waterloo, IL, passed away July 27, 2019, at home under the care of his family and BJC Hospice, in Waterloo, IL. He was born July 26, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Harvey leaves behind, and will be deeply missed, by his loving wife of 50 years, Carol L. Wahn, nee Medendorp; children Steve (Karen L.) and Brian Wahn; grandchildren Isabel and Max Wahn; sisters Mary (Sandy) Withey and Wendy Wahn; mother-in-law Eleanor Medendorp; brothers-in-law Jack (Marcy) Medendorp; Jim Medendorp; and Robert Mills; and many special nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Harvey is preceded in death by his parents Harvey L. & Delores (nee Wick) Wahn Sr.; father-in-law Fred Medendorp; and sister-in-law Nancy Mills (nee Medendorp). 


Harvey enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, and was an aficionado of desserts. He was well known for his humor, generosity, and love for family and friends. Harvey worked in the medical field for 33 years and retired in 2011 from St. Mary’s / Welborn Hospital in Evansville, IN.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Parkinson's Foundation or Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

11 AM until time of service Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home

1 PM Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Harvey's sister, Wendy Wahn, will preside at the funeral service.
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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