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Harms, Henry H. 1885-1966


Posted By: Mary Holub, volunteer (email)
Date: 3/14/2010 at 14:16:21

From: Le Mars Globe-Post, July 28, 1966

Life's end


Funeral services for Henry Harm Harms. 80, of route 2, Le Mars, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter Lutheran church, Brunsville.

Mr. Harms died Monday at Sacred Heart hospital where he had been a patient four months. He had been ailing the last year.

Rev. Clarence Nagle will officiate at last rites and burial will be in the church cemetery at Brunsville. Prayer service will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mauer's funeral home.

A lifelong resident of Plymouth county and Washington township, Mr. Harms was born Oct. 4, 1885, the son of Herman and Almut Johana Gerdes Harms. He was a retired farmer.

His marriage to Anna Lucille Harms took place May 15, 1911, in Plymouth county. She was killed last March in a traffic accident during a snowstorm.

Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Harry (Helen) Lehman of Battle Creek, Mrs. James (Mae) Merles of Le Mars, Mrs. Glenn (Eleanor) Brietbarth of Norwalk, Calif., Mrs. Herman (Jean) Wilken of Brunsville and Mrs. Lloyd (Carla) Schultz of Tehachapi, Calif., and two sons, Harvey and Robert, both of rural Le Mars.

Also surviving are 18 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. John Heeren of Le Mars, Mrs. Hio Heien of Pierre, S.D., and Mrs. Charles Utech, Leeds.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anna; two daughters, Lucille and Joan, and a sister.

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