Harold George 'Hal' Huntington -- Austin

AUSTIN -- A memorial Mass for Harold George "Hal" Huntington will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin, with the Rev. Paul Nelson officiating. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 91.

Mr. Huntington, 77, of Tucson, Ariz., husband of a former Austin resident, died unexpectedly Monday in Austin.

He was born Dec. 9, 1924, in Glencoe, Minn., and served in the Navy in the Pacific during World War II. On May 27, 1953, he married Marjorie B. Nelson in Mason City, Iowa. He was a watchmaker at Wulff Jewelry in Albert Lea, later a salesman for Schweigert Meats and Wilson Meats, and did consulting for Sam's stores. He retired in 1994 from Wilson Foods and enjoyed playing blackjack and pool.

Survivors include his wife, six children, Rick Knauer of Tucson, Janet (Jim) Jensen of Wonder Lake, Ill., William Tech (Michelle) Huntington of Zimmerman, Minn., Terry Huntington of Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Kim J. (Ann) Huntington of Brighton, Mich., and Ann (Gil) Schlierer of Stamford, Conn.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Seth G. (Marjorie) of Eden Prairie, Minn.; and a sister, Mary Ann (Gordon) Klenk of Wells, Minn. Three sisters preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin and an hour before the service Friday at the church. There will be no reviewal. There will be a wake service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.

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