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Fredrick Ira "Fritz" Harms
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1908
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2001
Stevens County
Washington, USA


Fredrick Ira Harms, 93, of Colville, Wash., formerly of Le Mars, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001, in Colville. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Colville St. Paul Lutheran Chruch. Arrangements are under the direction of Danekas Funeral Chapel and Crematory in Colville. Fredrick I. "Fritz" Harms was born June 2, 1908, in Le Mars, the son of Edo and Nettie (Schultz) Harms. He worked for a number of yers for a meat packing plant in Iowa. In 1935, he married Florence Melton. In 1942, they moved to Los Angeles, Calif., area, and later to North Hollywood. Fritz worked for more than 30 years as a service technician for General Motors Co. In 1970, he retired and they moved to Colville. While in Colville, Fritz worked part time at Coast-to-Coast. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and working in his garden. He also enjoyed being around children and was a great teaser. He was a member of the Lutheran church. Fritz is survived by three sisters, Margaret Bowers of Sioux City, Pearl Brunstedt and her husband, Cab of Merrill, Iowa, and Bertha Briley of North Hollywood; a brother and his wife, Albert Harms and Viola of Leeds, Iowa; two sisters-in-law, Ella Melton of Riverside, Calif., and Alma Melton of Colville; a niece and her husband, Barbara Hanks and Roger of Colville; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Memorial may be direct to Colville St. Paul Lutheran Church or Stevens County Ambulance.
The Sioux City Journal, Wed., 11/14/2001.
Family links: 
  Edo Ammen Harms (1865 - 1959)
  Nettie Marie Schultz Harms (1878 - 1969)
  Florence Melton Harms (1912 - 1996)
  George J. Harms (1899 - 1980)*
  Charles H. F. Harms (1901 - 1994)*
  Margaret Helen Harms Bowers (1903 - 2007)*
  Albert John Harms (1906 - 2004)*
  Fredrick Ira Harms (1908 - 2001)
  Amelia Harms Ruhlow (1910 - 1993)*
  Bertha Harms Briley (1913 - 2013)*
  Nettie Anna K. Harms (1915 - 1916)*
  Edward Harms (1918 - 1918)*
  John G. Harms (1920 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Stevens County
Washington, USA
Plot: LOT 288 BLK 4 SPACE C
Created by: Judy B. Forgos
Record added: Jun 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38157641
Fredrick Ira Fritz Harms
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Fredrick Ira Fritz Harms
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- Judy B. Forgos
 Added: Nov. 11, 2013

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 Added: Nov. 2, 2013

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