Friday, September 11, 2009

Henthorn, Harold Roy

Harold Roy Henthorn

BIRTH: One note from Ruth Henthorn, his sister-in-law, lists the birth as: 11 Apr 1892.

OBITUARY: Doc Henthorn Dies
Harold Roy Henthorn, known to family and friends as, "Doc," spent his childhood in the vicinity of Aurora, NE, receiving his education in the public schools. He attended the Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine and maintain a practice in Aurora, NE for many years.

From December 20, 1917 to January 5, 1919 he served in the United States Army. He served in the United States Navy from 1922 to 1926.

In 1927, with wife Lillian, he moved to Sioux City, Iowa where he served as a veterinarian until 1931 when they moved to Aurora, NE. He served the Aurora area until after World War II when he sold the practice. He then worked for several years as a federal meat inspector in a plant at Central City, NE before retirement.

Doc and his wife owned two irrigated farms in the Aurora area. At one time, one of the farms was operated as a dairy farm.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Aurora. He was a member of Aurora Lodge 68, AF&AM, the Tehama Temple of the Shrine in Hastings and the Lester S. Harter Post 42 of the American Legion.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of the Higby Mortuary. The Rev. Merwyn Davidson, pastor of the United Methodist Church in Aurora, officiating. Casketbearers were members of the Masonic Lodge: Arthur Grosshans, Reuben Johnson, Milton Madsen, Llye McConaughey, Gereon Nelson, and P.D. Wilfong, DVM.

OBITUARY: HAROLD R. HENTHORN, April 11, 1893 - November 10, 1973
Dr. Harold R. Henthorn, 80, a retired Aurora veterinarian, died

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