Barry Wold, 70, of Mabel and formerly of Spring Grove, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Green Lea Manor in Mabel.

A Spring Grove High School graduate, Barry played football and the tuba. He went on to play football at Winona State University, joined the United States Army and served on the DMZ Line in Korea, as well as in Vietnam. Upon his return to Spring Grove, he worked on his farms, and built his trucking business, Wold Trucking.

Barry is survived by his 91 year old mother, Jane; his former wife, Mary; their three children, Eric Wold, Nicole (Josh) Ranzenberger, and Amanda (Bill) Dewey; his grandchildren, Madison Thompson, Piper Thompson, Austin Martinez, Peyton Thompson, Roman Martinez, Dashua Ranzenberger, Tucker Ranzenberger, Maverick Ranzenberger, and Ainsley Jane Dewey; his brother, Wayne (Janet) Wold; his sister, Susan (Bill) Goodman; his nieces, Melissa Wold, Lara (Abe) Mendez, and Suzanne (Eric) Burkness; and also great nieces and nephews.

Barry was preceded in death by his 96 year old father, Hildus.

Barry was what the Bible refers to as a "gem," a true friend, and Barry had many, many friends. He was a blessing to his beloved family, friends, God and country. We cherish our memories of Barry and thank God for his life.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove. The Rev. Zane Anderson officiated with burial in the Trinity Church Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post# 297 of Spring Grove.