Harvey Erling Saxelid, age 76 of El Dorado, AR , passed away on August 15, 2020 in Shreveport, LA. He was born in Taloga, Oklahoma on October 11, 1943 to Erling and Helen Pearl Graves Saxelid. He was business manager of U.S., Sea Land and Sea Train Shipping Lines while living in Hong Kong and Taiwan and co-owner of Coast Fabrics in Sacramento, California. Harvey loved to fish and used that time for prayer and meditation. He was an avid reader and enjoyed listening to a variety of music and cooking and traveling. He was blessed to have seen a good portion of the world. Harvey was dedicated to his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and survived by his wife of 56 years, Bonnie Davis Saxelid; two sons, Chadwick Saxelid (Tanya) and Richard Saxelid (Katy); one sister, Joan Gatterer; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren and a host of friends and loved ones.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
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