Donald Mohs, 88, of Harmony
Thursday, January 02, 2014 3:29 AM
Donald Ray Mohs, 88, of Harmony, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis.
He was born Jan. 20, 1925, near Granger, the son of Emil and Edna (Ludwig) Mohs. As a young boy his family moved to Osage, Iowa. Five years later they moved back to the Granger area where he later graduated from the eighth grade. Later they moved to York, Minn., where he worked for different farmers and spent a year working for Hormel in Austin.
He married Betty Cheney on Sept. 12, 1946, in Ostrander. Together they farmed in York Township for 21 years. In October of 1967 they moved to Harmony where he started working for Fillmore County, retiring in 1988. During retirement he worked part time for Amherst Township.
He enjoyed fishing and took many fishing trips to the Mississippi River and to the lakes in Northern Minnesota. He also liked camping and taking bus trips throughout the United States and Canada. He loved being with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was a longtime member of Greenfield Lutheran Church and the Harmony Conservation Club.
He is survived by three children, Richard (Vicki) Mohs of Brunswick, Mo., Janell (Dennis) Torgerson of Caledonia and Randy Mohs of Harmony; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Donna Leverson of Lime Springs, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty on Oct. 21, 2013; a son, David, his wife, Sandy, and their son, Dylan; a sister, Alice White; a sister-in-law, Jean Terbeest and two brothers-in-law, Marley Cheney and Roger Cheney.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 30, at Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony. Interment will be in Saetersdahl Cemetery, rural Fillmore County.
Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony was in charge of arrangements.