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 Harry G Farrington

Harry G Farrington

Birth
Glasgow, Valley County, Montana, USA
Death 30 Apr 2003 (aged 80)
Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Burial Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 100116089 · View Source
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Harry G. Farrington, 80,passed away April 30, 2003, at
Kalispell Regional Medical Center.Harry was born July 3, 1922'in Glasgow, to Spencer and Anna (Bretzke)Farrington. Haffy was raised and attended school in Glasgow graduating with the class of 1941. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 through 1946,where he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal of honor.He then attended the University of Montana,graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration in 1948. Continuing his education, he attended the University of Washington Pacific coast Banking School,and graduated in 1964. From 1949 to 1953, Harry worked for General Motors Acceptance Corp.He then starting working for Conrad National Bank(now First National Bank)as a clerk installment Loan officer.At his retirement in 1983,he had worked his way up to become senior vice president.Harry was very active in his community, serving with and for the school board from 1960 to 1972;chairman from 1966 to 1972. He raised a $4 million bond levy for school facilities in 1966; was secretary-treasurer of the Kalispell Rotary Club and president from 1975 to 1976, the board of directors,and district governor of Montana from 1984 to 1985. He received the: Great Chief honor in 1979, having assisted youth in the community through sportsmanship, scouting,and education, including Pee Wee baseball for six years, three of‘ which were served as president;Ducks Unlimited treasurer of the local chapter for six years and as chairman for the year of 1981; a member of the Kalispell Elks and Masonic Lodge; thê DeMolay Advisory Committee, and as treasure in 1982; Bethlehem Lutheran Church, president one year, as treasurer for three years, and a deacon for three years; and a member of the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce.Harry was an avid hunter and golfer, he enjoyed traveling the state and attending various statewide and international Rotary Events.Harry was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn; daughter, Sue Anderson;brother, Spencer Farrington; and longtime friend,Ruth Sliter.He is survived by sous, Scott Farrington and wife, Mary, of Rowlett, Texás, and Dwight Farrington and wife, Brenda, of Carnation, Wash; two brothers, William"Bud" Farrington of Los Angeles,and Dale Farrington of Billings; one sister, Della Blackwell of Los Angeles; four grandchildren, Theresa Durbin of Dallas, Anna Farrington of Rowlett, Texas, Ryan and Andrew Farrington of Carnation;brother-in-law, Robert O'Neil; and son-in-law, Brad Anderson.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Pastor Larry Stappler officiating. Burial will follow at C.E. Conrad Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Johnson Mortuary.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 602 S. Main,Kalispell, MT 59901; Samaritan House, P.O. Box 592, Kalispell, MT 59903; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1002, Kalispell, MT 59903.Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson Mortuary and Crematory. ( The Daily Inter Lake,May 2003)


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  • Created by: Mary Childers
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100116089
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry G Farrington (3 Jul 1922–30 Apr 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100116089, citing Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Mary Childers (contributor 47267584) .