July 14, 2022
Thomas Lee Harling, the son of Lewis and Irene (Nielsen) Harling, was born Jan. 12, 1939, at Friend. He died Monday, at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.
Tom was baptized on Oct. 4, 1939, by Pastor A.E. Bashford at the Congregational Church in Exter, Neb. Tom later became a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury.
Tom attended Fairmont Public Schools and graduated with the Class of 1957. Tom was active in all sports, and his senior year he was named to the All Star, 8 Man Football team by both the Lincoln Journal and the Omaha World Herald. While Tom was in high school, he sp...