North American Missing Persons Network
Harold Josef Larcher

Above Image: Larcher, circa 1982

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 12, 1982 from Lake Winnipegosis-Overflowing Bay, Manitoba
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 20, 1940
  • Age: 42 years
  • Height: 5'7"; (170.18cm)
  • Weight: 150 lbs.; (68.04kgs)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Unknown
  • Case Number: MB10058 1982-1345; MB10067 1982-9843; MB10067 1982-9874

  • Details of Disappearance
    On September 12, 1982, Larcher and his girlfriend set out in separate canoes with their supplies. Both canoes displayed
    their owns leaks. When they got to the end of the river they noted waves on the lake. The canoes began filling with water
    from these same waves. Larcher's girfriends canoe sunk but she could see Larcher was still in his canoe as she was struggling
    to right her own. She was unable to do so, but at one point was able to sit on top of it. Eventually she made her way to
    shore, however she did not see Larcher again. Numerous personal items belonging to Larcher were recovered including Larcher's
    Passport and a life jacket that could have been Larcher'S. It is presumed Larcher drowned.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Winnipeg RCMP
    (204) 983-5461

    Source Information
    Manitoba Chiefs of Police