Harold was born May 3, 1935 in Mora, MN to Harold and Vivian (Lindgren) Hornquist. He attended Mora HS until he was 17 when he left to attend college. He is an alumni of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN.
Harold married Margaret ‘Peggy’ Bremberg in 1955 and they were married for 17 years. His engineering career took him all over the world which included Minneapolis, MN, Pompano Beach, FL, Thailand, and Saudi Arabia. He retired to Lakeland, FL in 1995.
Harold passed away on May 25, 2015 in Lakeland, FL.
He is survived by his brother, Jon Hornquist of Apopka, FL; children, Margaret Leonard (Steve Welty) of Oklahoma City, OK and Kurt (Luisa) Hornquist of Pompano Beach, FL; grandchildren, Michael (Lacy) Leonard of Bridge Creek, OK, David (Abby) Leonard of Duncan, OK and Celeste Hornquist of Pompano Beach, FL and Christopher Hornquist of Pompano Beach, FL; great-grandchildren, Allyson Leonard, Wyatt Leonard, Walker Leonard and Caroline Leonard; and friend, Kim Lalin of Lakeland, FL.