Ralph M. "Michael" Harty IV, St. Francis, Minn. , died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 in his home.
He was born on March 27, 1998 in Coon Rapids, Minn. to Ralph M. Harty III and Jill Rolandson.
Michael was always smiling and had a good sense of humor. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and his family, especially loved the outdoors hunting and spending time at the cabin with his father.
In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by one brother, Jesse Rolandson, Anoka, Minn.; maternal grandmother, Betty Rolandson, Superior; paternal grandmother, Delores Harty, Superior; three aunts, Julie (John) Albright, Janet (Mike) Fellbaum, Joanne (Dean) Salo; three uncles, Jerry "Bits" Harty, Jeff (Sandy) Rolandson, James Rolandson and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Robert Rolandson; paternal grandfather, Ralph Harty, Jr. and an uncle, Patrick Harty.
Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. and continue until the 4 p.m. memorial service on Friday, Oct. 18 in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, 1209 E. 5th St., with Rev. Sarah Kerkes, of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, officiating.
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