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Harry Mosher Jr.

Published: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
Harry Mosher Jr.

MORRISON – Harry Mosher Jr., 92, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Four Seasons Living Center in Morrison. He worked at Hustler Conveyor in Peoria and St. Louis, retiring in 1986.

Harry was born Oct. 29, 1921, in rural Whiteside County, the son of Harry and Anna (Hayen) Mosher. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1946 in the Pacific theater and with the occupation forces in Yokohama, Japan. He married Elizabeth E. “Betty” Bodkin on Nov. 23, 1946.

Survivors include his wife; his son, Richard L. (Connie) Mosher of Morrison; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Elmer, Leonard, and Glen.

Per Harry’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A private graveside service with military honors was at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison, with the Rev. Robert Burton of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Morrison officiating. Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison is handling arrangements.

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