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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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- 10:15:40, Oct 22nd 2014 - wow - Wow! How are we here voting on this again?! Rusfords motto after the flood was ... [Read More]
- 10:08:54, Oct 22nd 2014 - Also an RP Fan - Peterson too. Let's all combine as one city. We could learn a gr ... [Read More]
- 9:18:55, Oct 22nd 2014 - R-P fan - This referendum thing has divided the community. Let's change the subject. ... [Read More]
- 9:25:16, Oct 22nd 2014 - StopTheDeceptionJon - " IT HAS NEVER BEEN STATED THAT THIS AID WOULD BE APPLIED FOR A ... [Read More]
- 7:17:10, Oct 22nd 2014 - Mayo grad - But FC could not beat Mayo. Gooooo Mayo! ... [Read More]
- 11:07:16, Oct 21st 2014 - fairy tales can come true - In a December 14th, 2012 letter to the editor in the Fil ... [Read More]
- 11:06:26, Oct 21st 2014 - fairy tales can come true - In a December 14th, 2012 letter to the editor in the Fil ... [Read More]
- 9:51:26, Oct 21st 2014 - Anti-conspiracy - #5. RP schools has passed every audit with flying colors. #6. ... [Read More]
- 4:43:44, Oct 21st 2014 - omg - Maybe the several individuals that CAN afford and WANT the new school, should j ... [Read More]
- 2:54:11, Oct 21st 2014 - Vote NO - I don't understand the rationale behind spending $38M on a school for a dis ... [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.