Harold Ashton Wiswell, Jr

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  • Name: Harold Ashton Wiswell Jr
  • Location of Birth: Monticello, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 26, 1924
  • Date of Death: November 27, 2011 (87 years old)
  • Parents: Harold, Sr. and Maude Wiswell
  • High School and Class: attended schools in Hill City, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Harold was a United States Army veteran who served in the South Pacific during World War II as a paratrooper.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Harold was a life long resident of Hill City (Spang Township, Itasca County, Minnesota).

    He worked construction most of his life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and visiting with his family and friends.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Deette; two brothers; and one sister.

    Harold is survived by three daughters, Kathleen Johnson, Becky Osborne, and Michele (Larry) Hector; two sons, Tom (Cheryl) and Pat (Carla); two brothers, James (Pat) and William; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

    Harold died at Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and will be buried in Macville Cemetery in Swatara, Aitkin County, Minnesota.

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