Ness, Harold Leroy (1932-1988)

Harold L. Ness, 56, Battle Lake, died Monday, Dec. 19, 1988, in Otter Tail County, Minn.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Battle Lake High School auditorium, where he was principal for 18 years. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today in Nilson Funeral Home, Battle Lake, and an hour before services in the school.

Harold L. Ness was born June 3, 1932, in Otter Tail County, the son of John and Linnea Ness. He moved with his parents to Holt, Minn., where he attended school. He graduated from Newfolden (Minn.) High School and received his B.S. degree from Bemidji State College and his M.S. degree from UND. Since, 1951, he had been principal at several schools including Grygla, Wannaska, Underwood and Browns Valley, Minn. He also served as superintendant in Niagara, N.D.

He is survived by his sister, Betty (Mrs. Jim) Berg, White Bear Lake Minn.; a niece; and a nephew.

[Interred Folden Cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky