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Mrs Ellen L Harshman
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1914
Colfax
Clinton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 2009
Orlando
Orange County
Florida, USA

Mrs. Ellen L. Harshman, 95, of Orlando, Fla. and formerly of Lebanon, died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Adventist Care Center in Orlando.

Mrs. Harshman was born March 10, 1914, in Colfax. She was the daughter of the late Harry L. and Agnes (McKee) Geiger. She was reared and educated in Clinton County, where she graduated from Bowers High School in 1932.

She married Ralph E. Harshman on Aug. 1, 1934, in Lafayette. Mr. Harshman preceded her in death.

Mrs. Harshman lived in Lebanon from the 1940's until she moved to Orlando in 1985. For the past five years she had lived with her daughter, Kathy Johnson and grandson, Jeff Johnson, before entering Adventist Care Center in May of this year.

She spent her life as a homemaker. She taught Sunday school for many years at Centenary United Methodist Church in Lebanon. She also worked as a cook at the Indiana Methodist Children's Home in Lebanon.

Mrs. Harshman was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She spent 15 years compiling her family's genealogy records and wrote about her memories, for which her family is very grateful. She said that she enjoyed every minute of it.

She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Lebanon.

Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Wilmoth and husband, Paul, of Benicia, Calif., and Kathy Johnson and husband, Ray, of Orlando; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert L. Harshman and Steven R. Harshman.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry Lee Geiger (1890 - 1973)
  Agnes Iona McKee Geiger (1892 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Ralph Eugene Harshman (1914 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Lee Harshman (1936 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen L Harshman (1914 - 2009)
  Elizabeth Mae Geiger Allen (1918 - 1988)*
  Ruth Rovene Geiger (1920 - 1994)*
  Wilma J. Geiger Cooley (1921 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Lebanon
Boone County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: mike gideon
Record added: Jul 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39538845
Mrs Ellen L Harshman
Added by: D. Geiger
 
Mrs Ellen L Harshman
Added by: Kathy Johnson
 
Mrs Ellen L Harshman
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Added by: Seth Musselman
 
 
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I love you Aunt Ellen
- D. Geiger
 Added: Jan. 2, 2014
 
 
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