Lebanon Reporter

July 16, 2013

James E. "Red" Harlos 1924-2013


Lebanon Reporter

---- — Mr. James E. “Red” Harlos, Old Red is dead. Mr. Harlos, 88, of Jamestown, died July 13, 2013, at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer.

Mr. Harlos was born Nov. 7, 1924, to Virgil and Mary (Steelsmith) Harlos. Both parents are deceased.

He graduated from Jackson Township High School in 1942. He then entered the military, where he served overseas in the U.S. Navy in 1946. After his service, he farmed, raising cattle, and ran an antique shop in Advance for a number of years. He retired after several years of farming.

Mr. Harlos’ hobbies included woodworking and gardening.

He was a member of the Thorntown Masonic Lodge 113 for over 60 years. He was a life member of the VFW of Lebanon and past master of the Advance Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Frances Marten; and brothers, Glen, Leon, Bill and Mike.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Mts. Runn Cemetery. There will also be Masonic and military rites held at graveside.


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