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Harold Hudson March 28, 1929 - June 3, 2009

DAWSON -- Harold R. Hudson, 80, of Dawson, died Wednesday at the Johnson Memorial Home in Dawson.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church in Dawson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today with a prayer service at 7 pm. at Hanson and Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

He was born March 28, 1929, in Correll to Bernard and Elsie (Meyer) Hudson. He graduated from Appleton High School and attended Dunwoody Institute for electronics for one year.

He married Dorothy Johnson on Aug. 11, 1951. He worked for Orphe Hegre, drove school bus for Dawson, worked at Northwestern State Bank in Dawson, owned his own insurance agency and was the manager of the Lac Qui Parle Mutual Insurance Company of Dawson, retiring in 1994. He was a member of the Dawson Lions Club, Dawson area Chamber of Commerce and was active in church, serving on the church council and as an usher, and had been treasurer for the Trinity Lutheran Church. He entered the Johnson Memorial Home in 2007.

He is survived by his wife; three daughters: Debra (and Ken) Wood of Vesper, Wis., Rebecca Johnson of Rochester and Brenda (and Dean) Larson of Corcoran; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister: Shirley Haines of Amery, Wis.

He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.