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Harry Francis Fargo
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Birth: May 25, 1922
Lake County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 2013
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Harry Francis Fargo, 90, of Indianapolis, loving husband and father, peacefully passed away on April 15, 2013.

He was born in Gary, IN on May 25, 1922 to the late Frank H. and Mary A. (Murray) Fargo. He was a former caddie at Gary Country Club where he learned to play golf, a lifelong hobby. Harry graduated from Merrillville High School where he was also a member of the track team and President of his class.

He answered the call for volunteers and enlisted in the Army Air Corp serving as a navigator in a B24 during World War II. As a second lieutenant he flew 50 missions out of Italy in the 460th bomber group.

At the conclusion of the war he returned to Purdue University where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering and met his wife of 66 years, the former Katie Gannon. He was a lifelong Boilermaker fan.

In 1949 he started Fargo Insulation Co., Inc. After more than 40 years in the business he was respected for his attention to quality in work and fairness in dealing with his competitors and employees.

He is survived by his wife Mary Kathleen (Katie); his children: Ed Fargo, Teresa Fargo, Elizabeth Kehlenbrink, Jean Castek and Margaret (Karl) Olsen; 9 loving grandchildren; sister Dorothy Lennertz; and sister-in-law Grace Fargo.

He was preceded in death by his sister Margaret Lenahan and brothers Jim and Tom. In his last years he was lovingly cared for by his family. 
Created by: William Taber
Record added: Apr 17, 2013
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