Harold G. #2 (1918 - 2006)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Mortimer, Davis, Bird, DeVries, Williamson
----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) October 4, 2006 (This is a #2)
-Mortimer, Harold G. (July 1, 1918 - September 27, 2006)
Harold G. Mortimer, age 88, of rural Rock City, IL, died Wednesday afternoon, September 27, 2006, in the Neighbors Nursing Home, in Byron, IL.
Harold was born July 1, 1918, in Clark County, the son of Ray and Hariah (Davis) Mortimer.
He was a 1935 graduate of Neillsville High School. On April 16, 1941, he married Vilma M. Bird, in Neillsville, Wis. Harold and his wife lived in the Neillsville area until moving to Northern Illinois in 1953. They had lived in Oregon, Stockton, Huntley and Rockford before moving to Rock City, in 1962. Harold was employed by Prairie State/Select Sires of Ohio for 24 years. Prior to this he was a milk hauler and a herdsman at various farms in Illinois. He attended the Rock City United Methodist Church and was a member of the Holstein Association.
Harold is survived by two sons, Rodney (Nancy) Mortimer and Kenneth Mortimer, all of Rock City; two granddaughters, Lisa (Delbert) DeVries, of Orangeville and Tina (Tom) Williamson, of Rock City; five great-grandchildren, Brittany, Chelsey, Tristan, Ashley and Austin; one niece and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife Vilma, on October 24, 1996.
At Harold’s request, Cremation rites have been accorded, and a private service will be held for the family at a later date. There will be no visitation.
A memorial fund is being established by the family.
The Daughenbaugh Funeral Home of Dakota, IL, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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