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Harry A. Wallem -- Grand Meadow

DEXTER -- The funeral for Harry A. Wallem of Grand Meadow, a longtime area resident, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church North in Dexter, with the Rev. Ronald Barnett officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery, with graveside rites by the Spring Valley VFW.

Mr. Wallem, 85, died Sunday (June 22, 2003) in Grand Meadow Care Center, where he had lived for a short time. He was born Oct. 2, 1917, in Hayfield. He served during World War II from 1941 to 1945 in Italy. He married Ruth Barnett on July 23, 1948, in Austin. He enjoyed farming, his animals, fishing and socializing.

Surviving are two sons, Andrew of Dexter and Harry (Lisa) Wallem Jr., of Brownsdale; two daughters, Nancy Wallem of Dexter and Susan (George) Barley of Legrange, N.C.; four grandchildren; and a sister, Pearl James of Austin. He was preceded in death by his wife, four sisters and a brother.

There will be no reviewal. Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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