Archive for Thursday, December 1, 2005

Marion E. Harris


December 1, 2005

Services for Marion E. Harris, 82, Lawrence, were Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Harris died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 6, 1923, in Huron, Ohio, the daughter of Lilburn M. and Sarah Lorena Hamer Dowers. She attended Lawrence schools and graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1941.

Mrs. Harris and her husband owned Harris Construction Co. They lived in Estes Park, Colo., during the summers. She also was a homemaker and worked at Gardenland.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and YTN's church ladies group.

She married Neil M. Harris on Oct. 1, 1941, in Leaven-worth. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Roger "Bo" Harris, Lawrence, and Michael J. Harris, Baldwin City; a daughter, Claudia S. Flory, Lawrence; a sister, Doris Quisenberry, Eudora; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Oncology Center at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.

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