Harms, Mrs. Henry 1867-1943
Posted By: Plymouth County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/29/2003 at 20:26:13
PIONEER RESIDENT CALLED BY DEATH
Funeral Services Tuesday Afternoon for Mrs. Henry Harms
Mrs. Henry Harms, 109 Third Ave. S. W. passed away here Saturday afternoon, February 20, 1943, after a lingering sickness. She had reached the age of 75 years, four months and eight days.
Mrs. Harms was born in Wiefels, Germany, on October 12, 1867. She came to this country in 1901 with her husband and settled in Remsen, Iowa. They lived there for about two years and then moved to Iona, Minn. In 1911 the family came to LeMars and lived here since that time.
Survivors are her husband and one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Gibbs of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren, all of Portland.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 in St. John's Evangelical church with Rev. G. O. Thompson officiating. Interment will be made in the city cemetery under the direction of Wiltgen's Funeral Home. The body will remain at Wiltgen's funeral home until time of service.
(Note this Card of Thanks found in the newspaper dated Oct. 10, 1942--just a few months before her death.)
Card of Thanks
With deepest gratitude we wish to extend this word of thanks for the many kind acts of sympathy expressed by thoughtful friends during Mrs. Harms recent stay in the hospital and also for the gifts and cards sent on her birthday and on our 52nd Wedding Anniversary. These kindnesses have meant much to us. Signed.....Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harms
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