Harold Walter Erland

December 9, 1937May 17, 2018

Harold Walter Erland passed away on May 17, 2018 in Milwaukie, Oregon after a long illness.

He was born December 9, 1937 in Silverton, Oregon to Walter and Leona Erland. Harold graduated from North Marion High School in 1955. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Southern Oregon College in 1972 and worked for the State of Oregon Employment Office for 30 years until retirement in December of 1996.

Harold had a passion for fishing and hunting. He was a youth sports coach and an avid Blazer fan. After enjoying an active life he struggled with Parkinson's Disease for 28 years.

Preceding him in death is his son, Danny Erland.

Harold is survived by his two sons, Brian Erland and David Erland; daughter, Robin Moulton; brother, Ray Erland; six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Friends and family are welcomed to attend the memorial service for Harold at 4pm on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Ross Hollywood Chapel, 4733 NE Thompson St. Portland, Oregon 97213.

The family invites you to make a donation in Harold's name to The Parkinson's Foundation or Prestige Milwaukie Care.

Please leave a message of condolence or a favorite memory of Harold in his online guestbook.


  • Brian Erland, Son
  • David Erland, Son
  • Robin Moulton, Daughter
  • Ray Erland, Brother
  • Harold also leaves behind six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, June 16, 2018

Harold Walter Erland

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Sharon Selby

June 3, 2018

Please know I'm thinking of all of you and sending my deepest condolences on the passing of your father, grandfather and brother Harold. I still remember his infectious laugh and smile...
some very nice memories.

Love to you all,

Ruththella White

May 25, 2018

I worked with Howard and will always remember his kindness. My prayers and condolences go out to his family.