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Adrian Lavern Knox


Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Adrian Lavern Knox

Adrian Lavern Knox, age 92, of Harmony, Minnesota, formerly of rural Burr Oak, Iowa, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Harmony Community Healthcare.

Adrian was born November 21, 1919, at home on the original homestead in Burr Oak Township in Winneshiek County, Iowa to R. Emmett and Anna (Mullaney) Knox.

Adrian attended the Number 7 Burr Oak Country School through 8th grade and graduated from the Canton High School in Canton, Minnesota. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After returning from the War, he moved back to the farm where he lived and farmed with his two brothers, and best friends, Leo and Harold. They were known locally as “The Boys.” He was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church in Canton and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Adrian enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling the world, tinkering with farm machinery, and playing cards.

Adrian is survived by his loving sister, Marjorie Horihan of Lanesboro, Minnesota; 20 nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers Harold, Leo, John, Richard and Roger; two nephews, a niece and a great niece.

Funeral Mass was Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the Assumption Catholic Church in Canton, Minnesota with Father Shawn Haremza officiating. Burial was in the St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery, Plymouth Rock, Cresco, Iowa with military honors from the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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Posted in Harmony Features

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Posted in Harmony Letter to the Editor

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Posted in Harmony Social Scenes

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Posted in Harmony Government

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Posted in Harmony Features

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Posted in Harmony Arts & Culture

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Fillmore Central High School Scholar Club

Fri, Nov 9th, 2012
Posted in Harmony Education

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Posted in Harmony Features

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