HARMS, Ebe H. 1900-1948
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/23/2015 at 22:40:31
Rites Saturday For Ebe H. Harms
Funeral services for Ebe H. Harms, who died at a Waterloo hospital late Wednesday afternoon, were held at St. Paul's Lutheran church Saturday afternoon. It was one of the largest attended funeral services ever held at this church. Nearly all of the seating capacity of the church was occupied by relatives. Hundreds of neighbors and friends who were unable to get into the church heard the services over a loudspeaker in the church yard.
Rev. A. W. Malin conducted the service. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining the church.
The pallbearers were H. C. Meyer, John Boekhoff, Geo. Sietsema, Albert Nederhoff, Irwin Abels and Neil O'Kones.
Ebe Harms was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Harms. He was born Aug. 14, 1901, in this vicinity and spent all of his life here. In late years he was employed as a mechanic for the O'Kones Implement Company. He was held in high regard by his employer, by other employees of the firm, and by all others who knew him.
Ebe Harms and Dena Ross were married at Wellsburg February 12th, 1929, and they lived in this locality continually.
Surviving are his wife, one daughter, Marion, and two sons, Elmer and LeRoy. Other surviving members of his family are his mother, Mrs. Harm Harms, four brothers, Paul who is in the army, Eddie who resides on a farm near here, and Otto and Howard of Wellsburg. There are four surviving sisters, Mrs. Paul Frieling, Parkersburg; Mrs. August Siefken, Wellsburg; Mrs. Clarence Folkerts, Raymond, Minn.; Mrs. Frank Folkerts, Raymond, Minn.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 19 August 1948, pg 15
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