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Harry Molln

LAMOILLE — Harry O. Molln, 85, of LaMoille died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Harry was born at home on Sept. 17, 1928, in rural Van Orin, the son of Elmer and Dora (Hefner) Molln. He was united in marriage to Arlita Murray on Jan. 24, 1951, in Sterling. She preceded him in death on Aug. 20, 1994. He then married Beverly Meister on Sept. 20, 1996, in Eau Claire, Wis., and she preceded him in death on Nov. 4, 2005.

He went to grade school at the Molln Schoolhouse and graduated from Ohio High School in 1946. Harry farmed and raised livestock in the Van Orin area during his lifetime. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Ohio.

He is survived by two sons, Alan (Debra) Molln of LaMoille and Richard (Theresa) Molln of LaMoille; one daughter, Sandy (Joe) Carpenter of Ohio, Ill.; five grandchildren, Corinne (Jeremy) Kulik, Jessie Carpenter, Brandi Molln, Aubrey Molln and Thomas Molln; two stepgranddaughters, Jennifer (Mike) Sullivan and Melissa (Mike) Slusarek; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, both of his wives, and one brother.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Bache Chapel in Van Orin and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bache Chapel with the Rev. Gene Vincent, pastor of the First Lutheran Church of Ohio, officiating. Burial will be in Van Orin Repose Cemetery in Van Orin.

A memorial has been established to the First Lutheran Church of Ohio.

The Garland Funeral Home in Walnut is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.garlandfuneralhome.com.

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