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Harriet Emily (Lattig) Garrett (2020)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler
Date: 4/8/2020 at 15:34:14

Powers Funeral Home
Creston, Iowa

Harriet Garrett, 95, of Creston, formerly of Macksburg, died Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the EveryStep Hospice House in Creston.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Burial will be at the Moon Cemetery near Macksburg.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the Methodist Church of Macksburg, Homestead of Creston, EveryStep Hospice and the Parkinson Foundation.

Online condolences can be given on the tribute wall at powersfh.com.

Harriet Emily Lattig, daughter of Cyrus Dana Lattig and Laura Matilda (Dorsey) Lattig, was born on January 8, 1925 in Hebron, Iowa. She was educated at Macksburg schools.

On June 13, 1943, Harriet married Marvin E. Garrett in Maryville, Missouri. They primarily lived and worked in the Macksburg, Winterset and Pitzer areas. Harriet was a homemaker for Marvin and their five children. She also worked as a waitress at the Gold Buffet in Winterset. They moved to Kinsley, Kansas where they lived and worked until retiring, moving back to Macksburg, then later to Creston. They traveled to Apache Junction, Arizona where they enjoyed many winters together.

Harriet is survived by her three daughters, Sherry (Dennis) Lauranzano of Colorado Springs, Colo., Sharlene Hood of Winterset and Terri (Steve) Wendland of Lawrence, Kan.; two sons, Marv (Christine) Garrett of Allen, Texas and Rick (Doreen) Garrett of Creston; 13 grandchildren: Robyn (Robert) Myers, Kevin (Mary Kathryn) Schutz, Debbie (Troy) Boyd, Mike (Patti) Hood, Steve (Laura) Hood, Jody Irons, Shane (Holly) Garrett, Misha Curtis, Ryan (Jen) Garrett, Tyler Garrett, Jennifer (Cody) Downing, Shelby (Lisa) Wendland and Corey (Bethany) Wendland; 24 great-grandchildren; and 7 great great-grandchildren.

Harriet is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 73 years, Marvin, 4 sisters Ethelyn Spencer, Lucy Kirkland, Clarice Claypool and Isabel Duff and 2 brothers Delmar and Cyrus Lattig.

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