San Diego, California
January 5, 2019
Harlan Hulst, 67, of San Diego, California, passed away in Mexico Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.
A celebration of life service will be Saturday, April 13, from 2-5 p.m. at Oolman Funeral Home, Hull, Iowa.
Harlan Keith Hulst was born Nov. 9, 1951, in Sioux Center, Iowa, son of John Jr. and Agnes (Roozing) Hulst. He moved to California with his parents at age 3. He attended Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Bellflower until sixth grade when they moved to Hull, Iowa. He finished his education at Boyden-Hull High School in 1970. He joined the U.S. Navy in December 1970 and served as an aviation boatswain mate. He transferred to Fleet Reserve and spent the years after his retirement until his death with the Merchant Marines.
On Jan. 20, 1978, he married Norma Alberto in the Philippines.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Michael and Matthew; his mother of Sheldon; sister, Shannon (Dennis) Baack of Sheldon; six sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his father; sister, Sharla (Hulst) Wohlert; father- and mother-in-law and brothers-in-law.