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Description: Obituary of South, Harold E.Date: November 26 2008
Newspaper published in: Pittsfield
Page/Column: A6 / 5
HAROLD E. SOUTH, 82, of Pittsfield died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at his residence. Harold was born January 19, 1926 in Centerville, Iowa to Benjamin and Mary Steele South. He was an educator/administrator and served as high school principal and taught history, chemistry in Omaha Neb. He served his country in WWII as an Army medic.
He was a member of the Pittsfield United Methodist Church, Lions Club, V.F.W., AM Vets, Pittsfield American Legion Post #152, various teaching organizations, volunteer firefighter in Page County Iowa, and NRA.
Survived by three sons John South, Pittsfield, David South, Iola, Kan., Samuel J. South, Evansville, Ind., one sister Mrs. Mary Katherine Renquest, Broken Arrow, Okla, 10 grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded by a daughter Mary Jan Andrew in 2005 and two brothers Lawrence and James South.
Cremation rites will be accorded as per his wishes. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Clarinda, Iowa and burial will be at the Haynes Cemetery in Centerville, Iowa. Memorials may be given to the Pittsfield Fire Department.
Condolences to the family may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield is handling the arrangements.