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Fri, Oct 4th, 2002
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Harold A. Smith, 94, of Mabel, died Oct. 7, 2002 in Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.
He was born June 22, 1908, in New Oregon Township, Howard County, Iowa. He attended country school, then graduated from Cresco High School. He owned and operated Smith Electric in Cresco for several years. On March 4, 1957, he married Mary Humpal at St. Columban Catholic Church in Preston. After selling the electric business, they lived in rural Lanesboro, Preston and Canton. Harold was a longtime worker in Rushford in the Green Thumb program. He was a resident at the Preston Good Samaritan Center before moving to the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in October 2001. He was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church in Canton and enjoyed playing the piano and saxophone. Surviving are his wife; two stepdaughters, Irene Aarre of Preston and Dorothy Roffman of Postville, Iowa; 10 stepgrandchildren; 21 stepgreat-grandchildren; and 11 stepgreat-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four sisters, two brothers, a stepson and a stepgreat-grandson. A funeral Mass for Harold A. Smith was Oct. 10, 2002 in Assumption Catholic Church in Canton, with the Rev. Thomas Loomis officiating. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery in Canton. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel was in charge of arrangements.