"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 7:21:36, Nov 30th 2015 - Andy Wolter - Hey ol' neighbor! Apparently the FCJ doesn't archive your columns; I ca ... [Read More]
- 4:58:14, Nov 30th 2015 - doc - I ordered a California burger for take out. It was a really tasty burger and it ... [Read More]
- 9:41:05, Nov 27th 2015 - WoW - As a long time reader of your paper I think it should stay how it is. It's a ch ... [Read More]
- 1:35:05, Nov 26th 2015 - consaredumb - The most vocal people are always the most ignorant. ... [Read More]
- 2:58:00, Nov 25th 2015 - James1952 - The word on the street is that the folks who own the land above the schoo ... [Read More]
- 10:17:32, Nov 25th 2015 - - Yes it does take money to operate schools and keep buildings open. If the high s ... [Read More]
- 9:09:47, Nov 25th 2015 - @Says - Bottom line... it takes money to operate & keep open school buildings. Yes, I ... [Read More]
- 7:57:56, Nov 25th 2015 - nature man - I think y'all are in denial. Atrazine in all your well, shallow aquifer ... [Read More]
- 10:20:12, Nov 24th 2015 - - It's about the money? What an ignorant comment. Is that what you teach your kid ... [Read More]
- 9:20:20, Nov 24th 2015 - reader - What an inspiring message! Thank you! ... [Read More]
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.