Donald Ray Mohs — Harmony
Donald Ray Mohs, 88, of Harmony, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony. Interment will be in Saetersdahl Cemetery in rural Fillmore County. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony and at the church for an hour prior to services.
Donald was born Jan. 20, 1925, near Granger, Minn., the son of Emil and Edna (Ludwig) Mohs. As a young boy his family moved to Osage, Iowa. Five years later, they moved back to the Granger area where he later graduated from the eighth grade. Later they moved to York, Minn. While there Don worked for different farmers and spent a year working for Hormel in Austin.
Don married Betty Cheney on Sept. 12, 1946, in Ostrander. Donald and Betty farmed in York Township for 21 years. In October 1967, they moved to Harmony where Donald started working for Fillmore County, retiring in 1988. During retirement, he worked part time for Amherst Township.
Donald enjoyed fishing and took many fishing trips to the Mississippi River and to the lakes in northern Minnesota. He also liked camping and taking bus trips throughout the United States and Canada. He loved being with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a longtime member of Greenfield Lutheran Church and the Harmony Conservation Club.
Donald is survived by three children, Richard (Vicki) Mohs, of Brunswick, Mo., Janell (Dennis) Torgerson, of Caledonia, and Randy Mohs, of Harmony; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Donna Leverson, of Lime Springs, Iowa.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty, on Oct. 21, 2013; a son, David, his wife, Sandy, and their son, Dylan; a sister, Alice White; a sister-in-law, Jean Terbeest; and two brothers-in-law, Marley Cheney and Roger Cheney.